Is gate turn on mechanism of GTO is similar to conventional thyristor?
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Yes gate turn on mechanism of GTO is similar to conventional thyristor.
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Yes. It is similar but unlike a thyristor we can turn off GTO by applying a -ve polarity to its gate terminal
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