IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Study on overvoltage protection in HVDC LTT valve

Author(s): S. Tanabe ; S. Kobayashi ; M. Sampei
Sponsor(s): IEEE Power Engineering Society
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 April 2000
Volume: 15
Page Count: 6
Page(s): 545 - 550
ISSN (Paper): 0885-8977
ISSN (Online): 1937-4208
DOI: 10.1109/61.852982
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The light-triggered thyristor (LTT), which can be directly fired by light, does not need gate electronics on the high-voltage side and is thus a near-ideal semiconductor device for a HVDC valve.... View More

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