MDE Semiconductor, Inc.

What is a thyristor? Types of thyristors and their uses

Thyristors are an interesting class of semiconductor devices. They share similar characteristics with other solid-state components made from silicon, like diodes and transistors. Therefore, distinguishing thyristors from diodes and transistors could be difficult. To add to the difficulty, there are different types of t... Read more...

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Littelfuse, Inc.

Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ: LFUS) a global manufacturer of leading technologies in circuit protection, power control and sensing, today announced an additional five series of high-temperature Alternistor TRIAC switching thyristors. The thyristors are designed for use as semiconductor switches in appliances and equipment powered by line AC voltages up to 250VRMS. Read more...

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Littelfuse, Inc.

Littelfuse, Inc. today introduced the first PxxxxS4xLRP Series SIDACtor® Protection Thyristor, a robust solution for protecting Composite Video Blanking Sync (CVBS) signal lines and ports from damaging overvoltage transients. Read more...

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Digi-Key Electronics

Littelfuse's high-temperature sensitive, standard, and alternistor TRIAC's combination of space-saving packaging, high-temperature capabilities, and choice of current ratings makes them well-suited for Internet of Things (IoT) applications that require compact design but do not involve continuous high currents. Read more...

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