3 February 2018

Full form of GTO

What is the full form of GTO?

Answer :

  • Gate Turn Off ( Thyristor )

What does GTO mean? 

GTO is a special type of thyristor invented by General Electric with characteristics of a high power semiconductor device. 

GTO opposed to the normal thyristors because it is fully controllable switches which can be turned ON and OFF by their third lead is called as gate lead.