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Regenerative Snubber For GTO-Commutated SCR InverterProposed regenerative snubbing circuit substituted for dissipative snubbing circuit in inverter based on silicon controlled rectifiers (SCR's) commutated by gate-turn-off thyristor (GTO). Intended to reduce loss of power that occurs in dissipative snubber. Principal criteria in design: low cost, simplicity, and reliability.
Document ID
19920000066
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Rippel, Wally E. (Caltech)
Edwards, Dean B. (Caltech)
Date Acquired
August 15, 2013
Publication Date
February 1, 1992
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 16
Issue: 2
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS AND CIRCUITS
Report/Patent Number
NPO-16865
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.