Design and Investigation of High Voltage Isolated Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR) Gate Driver
American Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems
Volume 4, Issue 6-1, December 2015, Pages: 19-22
Received: Sep. 15, 2015; Accepted: Sep. 16, 2015; Published: Sep. 29, 2015
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Authors
Kostadin Milanov, Department of Electrical Apparatus, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Technical University - Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria; Department of Electrical Apparatus, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Technical University - Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
Mintcho Mintchev, Department of Electrical Apparatus, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Technical University - Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
Hristo Antchev, Power Electronics Department, Faculty of Electronic Engineering and Technologies, Technical University - Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
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Abstract
The present article examines the design and implementation specifics of High Voltage Isolated Driver for control of serially connected SCR. The driver features the use of current transformers for the impulses applied to the control electrodes of simple-connected primary coils, as well as control pulses transmission through optical fibre. Results from the experimental study are provided.
Keywords
Silicon-Controlled Rectifier, Driver, High Voltage Isolation
To cite this article
Kostadin Milanov, Mintcho Mintchev, Hristo Antchev, Design and Investigation of High Voltage Isolated Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR) Gate Driver, American Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems. Special Issue: Improvement of Energy Efficiency in the Conversion of Electrical Energy by Means of Electronic Converters. Vol. 4, No. 6-1, 2015, pp. 19-22. doi: 10.11648/j.epes.s.2015040601.14
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