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Thyristor conducts when the anode voltage is greater than cathode and when the current provided to Gate.
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Natural commutation is also called as line Communication. The turning off of thyristor due to AC supply is called natural commutation or line commutation. If the thyristor is connected to AC supply ... connected to positive and anode terminal get connected to negative, this turns off the thyristor.

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Yes, SCR is a thyristor. Thyristor is the family and SCR is the member of that family but SCR is universally known as thyristor.

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