Electronics and Communication Engineering - Power Electronics - Discussion


The gate current required to turn on an SCR is

[A]. few amperes
[B]. a few mA
[C]. almost equal to anode current
[D]. about 50% of anode current

Answer: Option B


Only a very small gate current is required to trigger SCR into conduction.

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