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V-I characteristic of GTO (Gate turn OFF thyristor)

The GTO stands for gate turn OFF thyristor. The GTO is a three terminal device. The terminals names are anode, cathode and gate. It can be turned ON by applying a pulse of positive gate current and

Applications of gate turn OFF thyristor (GTO)

There are some applications of gate turn OFF thyristor (GTO) are given below, It is used in high performance drive systems, such as the field oriented control scheme used in rolling mills, robotics and machine tools. It

Advantages and disadvantages of Gate turn OFF thyristor (GTO)

There are some advantages of gate turn OFF thyristor (GTO) are given below, The gate turn OFF thyristor (GTO) has more di/dt ratings at turn ON. It has faster turn OFF permitting high switching frequencies. The communication
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