Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window

Power/energy: Thyristors: Future workhorses in power transmission: Research is under way to cut energy losses and costs and to improve reliability

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)

High-power thyristors that can pass up to 3000 amperes and withstand, when turned off, up to 5000 volts are under development. Thyristors are being used in the control of reactive power flowing along AC lines, and the conversion of AC power into DC, and vice versa, for transmission over long distances or for tying together neighboring asynchronous power grids. Energy loss and cost reduction work is summarised.

Published in:

Spectrum, IEEE  (Volume:19 ,  Issue: 12 )

Date of Publication:

Dec. 1982

Need Help?

IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.