Electronics - Thyristors and Tranducers

Exercise :: Thyristors and Tranducers - General Questions

11. 

The smallest amount of current that the cathode-anode can have, and still sustain conduction of an SCR is called the:

A. maximum forward current
B. maximum forward gate current
C. holding current
D. reverse gate leakage current

Answer: Option D

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12. 

Once a DIAC is conducting, the only way to turn it off is with:

A. a positive gate voltage
B. a negative gate voltage
C. low-current dropout
D. breakover

Answer: Option C

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13. 

Which is the TRIAC?

A. mca14_10011a1.gif
B. mca14_10011b1.gif
C. mca14_10011c1.gif
D. mca14_10011d1.gif

Answer: Option D

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14. 

The DIAC is a:

A. transistor
B. unidirectional device
C. three-layer device
D. bidirectional device

Answer: Option D

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15. 

What type of application would use an injection laser diode?

A. a 10BASE-T Ethernet
B. a liquid crystal display
C. a fiber optic transmission line
D. a good flashlight

Answer: Option C

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