Diac Applications

jojo September 16, 2009 24 Comments
The diacs, because of their symmetrical bidirectional switching characteristics, are widely used as triggering devices in triac phase control circuits em­ployed for lamp dimmer, heat control, universal motor speed control etc. Although a triac may be fired into the...
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jojo September 18, 2009 12 Comments
Introduction to Diac-Operation and Construction A diac is an important member of the thyristor family and is usually employed for triggering triacs. A diac is a two-electrode bidirectional avalanche diode which can be switched from off-state to the on-state for...
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