# thyristor have how many terminals?

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Thyristor have three terminals anode, cathode and Gate.

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Last Answer : A MOSFET having three terminals 1st one is Gate (insulated), 2nd one is Source and 3rd one is Drain.

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thyristor can be turned off by?
Last Answer : Thyristor can be turned off by making anode potential equal to cathode potential or by making anode potential less than cathode potential.

Last Answer : Thyristor commutation means turning off thyristor.

Last Answer : Thyristor can only be turned on by small gate pulse but it cannot be turn off by using gate hence thyristor is called semi controlled device.

Last Answer : Thyristor can be turn on by positive gate pulse and the current will continue to flow through the device even when the gate voltage is low hence thyristor is called latching device.

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Last Answer : Thyristor can be protected from over voltages by using Voltage clamping device

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Last Answer : Leakage current flows through the thyristor in Forward blocking mode and Reverse blocking mode.

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Last Answer : The point at which SCR is triggered is known as firings angle of thyristor.

What is the use of a thyristor in a circuit?

What is a reverse conducting thyristor?

What is the function of a thyristor?

Why SCR is called as thyristor?

Is a SCR a thyristor?
Last Answer : Yes, SCR is a thyristor. Thyristor is the family and SCR is the member of that family but SCR is universally known as thyristor.

How is a thyristor used to convert AC to DC?

What is the application of thyristor?

Last Answer : Yes ,it is one of the main advantage using thristors as a  switch in DC  circuit ,it has a high current gain

Explain thyristor gate drive circuit.
Last Answer : Thyristor Gate Drive Circuit: The thyristor can be turned on by pulse voltage signal at gate terminal and it does not require continuous drive signal like the transistor. The gate ... circuit provide required minimum gate voltage and gate current then the thyristor conducts properly.

parallel operation of MOSFET can be done more easily as compared to thyristor. why?
Last Answer : Parallel operation of MOSFET can be done more easily as compared to thyristor because the resistance of MOSFET is increases with increase in temperature. MOSFET have the positive temperature coefficient. In ... the parallel operation of MOSFET can be done more easily as compared to the thyristor.

what are the disadvantages of thyristor?
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Last Answer : By using some circuit the forward DC current of thyristor is forced to zero is called forced commutation.

Last Answer : Natural commutation is also called as line Communication. The turning off of thyristor due to AC supply is called natural commutation or line commutation. If the thyristor is connected to AC supply ... connected to positive and anode terminal get connected to negative, this turns off the thyristor.

Last Answer : No we cannot turn off normal thyristor using Gate.

Last Answer : Thyristor conducts when the anode voltage is greater than cathode and when the current provided to Gate.

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Last Answer : Thyristor Controlled Series Capacitor (TCSC)

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Last Answer : SCR is a type of thyristor. Like GTO, IGCT, MCT, TRIAC, DIAC etc. are the types of thyristor.

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Last Answer : The turn-off time of a thyristor is 30 is at 50°C. What is its turn-off time at 100°C ? 60 microsecond

During forward blocking state, a thyristor is associated with . (A) Large current and low voltage (B) Low current and large voltage (C) Medium current and large voltage (D) None of the above

In thyristor. holding current is (A) More than the latching current (B) Less than the latching current (C) Equal to latching current (D) None of the above
Last Answer : In thyristor. holding current is less than the latching current

A single phase fully controlled thyristor bridge ac -dc converter is operating at a firing angle of 25 degree and an overlap angle 10 degree with constant dc output current of 20A. The fundamental power factor (displacement factor) at input ac mains is : (A) 0.78 (B) 0.827 (C) 0.866 (0) 0.9

The typical ratio of latching current to holding current in a 20A thyristor is : (A) 5.0 (B) 2.0 (C) 1.0 (D) 0.5
Last Answer : The typical ratio of latching current to holding current in a 20 A thyristor is  2.0