go to the Integrated gate-commutated thyristors (IGCT) product page Anonymous asked on Feb 3rd, 2017 in Integrated gate-commutated thyristors (IGCT)

Do I always need a clamp circuit when using the IGCT?

Katja Fröhlich, Communications Manager

ABB's answer

For all the applications where an antiparallel diode is used with the IGCT, it is necessary to use a clamp circuit.


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