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Sep 22, 2020 - 08:34 PM
The GTO, IGBT, and Transistor models are essentially the same. The GTO/IGBT/Transistor is usually turned ON and OFF by firing signals supplied to the gate terminal. An external control signal is required to generate the gate firing pulses. The characteristics of the GTO/IGBT/Transistor are very similar to that of the Thyristor except that a GTO/IGBT/Transistor can be forced to turn OFF with a gate pulse of 0, while the device is forward biased and conducting current.