go to the Integrated gate-commutated thyristors (IGCT) product page Anonymous asked on Jan 27th, 2017 in Integrated gate-commutated thyristors (IGCT)

When is it better to use an IGCT rather than an IGBT?

Katja Fröhlich, Communications Manager

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The IGCT is the device of choice for high power industrial applications ranging above 5 MWs. It allows high power density and compact design without the need of paralleling semiconductors while at the same time it provides optimum efficiency due to its low losses.


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