# thyristor have how many terminals?

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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Description : 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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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

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Last Answer : The typical ratio of latching current to holding current in a 20 A thyristor is  2.0

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