Two Diode Full Wave Rectifier Circuit

Two Diode Full Wave Rectifier Circuit: The Fig. 3-2 shows the Two Diode Full Wave Rectifier Circuit, and its input voltage is supplied from a transformer (T1) with a center-tapped…

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Three Phase Rectifiers

Three Phase Rectifiers: Three-Phase Half-Wave Rectifier : Figure 9.11 illustrates a circuit for a 3-phase half-wave rectifier. The three diodes are connected to the three phases of a 3-phase transformer…

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Silicon Controlled Rectifier Principle Operation

Silicon Controlled Rectifier Principle Operation: Silicon Controlled Rectifier Principle Operation (SCR) consists of four layers of semiconductor material, alternately p-type and n-type as illustrated in Fig. 19-1(a). Because of its…

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Diode Applications Articles

Diode Applications Articles: Clamping Circuit : Negative and Positive Voltage Clamping Circuits – A clamping circuit, also known as a dc restorer, changes the dc voltage level of a waveform,…

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Diode Series Clipper Circuit

Diode Series Clipper Circuit: The function of a Diode Series Clipper Circuit (or limiter) is to clip off an unwanted portion of a waveform. This is sometimes necessary to protect…

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