[TCML] SISG DOPE?
bartb at classictesla.com
Sun Jul 6 18:38:53 MDT 2008
Yes. The SIDAC's conduct as the sum of the series string. Once the
Sidac's fire and turn on the IGBT's, the IGBT path effectively shorts
the Sidac path causing the Sidac's to turn off. Thus, their ready to
start again when the IGBT's turn off. In the links Terry provided is
probably the topology paper which gives a clear understanding of the
Ed Phillips wrote:
> Thanks - haven't read much of my mail today [this one attracted me
> because of the subject] so haven't gotten around to Terry's note but
> I'll look at it. Am I correct in believing that the breakdown voltage
> per stage is approximately the sum of the SIDAC voltages?
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