Accession Number : AD0684409

Title :   AVALANCHE RECTIFIERS AS TRANSIENT SUPPRESSORS.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : NAVAL CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB PORT HUENEME CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Wooten,S. J.

Report Date : MAR 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 21

Abstract : The note describes an avalanche controlled rectifier (ACR). The tests indicate ACR's, which can handle extremely high power transients without failure, can be used to protect the active SCR transient suppression filters designed for continuous operation on commercial AC lines. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SUPPRESSORS, TRANSIENTS), (*RECTIFIERS, SUPPRESSORS), SILICON CONTROLLED RECTIFIERS, TRANSMISSION LINES, ALTERNATING CURRENT, CIRCUITS

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE