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Using a PFET To Commutate an SCRAccidental turn-on prevented. PFET diverts load current around SCR to prevent false SCR triggering from current and voltage switching transients. New circuit used in all types of single phase and polyphase inverters and in buck-boost-, and flyback regulators.
Document ID
19830000253
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Edwards, D. B. (CALTECH)
Ripple, W. E. (CALTECH)
Date Acquired
August 11, 2013
Publication Date
April 1, 1984
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS AND CIRCUITS
Report/Patent Number
NPO-15282
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.