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Integrated Gate Commutated Thyristors (IGCTs)


  • Versatile, efficient & cost-effective
  • Low on-state voltage


  • Medium voltage drives
  • Marine drives
  • Wind power converters
  • Co-generation

Asymmetric Integrated Gate Commutated Thyristors (IGCTs) are single devices optimised for snubberless turn-off operation. The associated recovery diodes can be chosen from our fast recovery diodes product range. Find the component you are looking for in the table below or call us on +44 (0)1793 784389 and talk to a member of our technical sales team.

Asymmetric IGCTs

Part numberVDRM (V)VDC (V)ITGQM (A)ITAVM (A)Package* (mm)Plecs model
5SHY 35L4520450028004000170085/26XML
5SHY 35L4522450028004000210085/26XML
5SHY 45L4520450028004500143085/26XML
5SHY 55L4500450028005000187085/26XML
5SHY 65L4521 New450028006500266085/26XML
5SHY 65L4522 New450028006000226085/26XML
5SHY 50L5500550033003600129085/26XML
5SHY 42L6500650040003800129085/26XML

Reverse conducting IGCTs

Part numberVDRM (V)VDC (V)ITGQM (A)ITAVM / IFAVM (A)Package* (mm)Plecs model
5SHX 26L4520450028002200101085/26XML
Diode part390
5SHX 19L602055003300180084085/26XML
Diode part340
5SHX 36L4520 # New450028003600104085/26XML
Diode part730
5SHX 36L4521 # New450028003600128085/26XML
Diode part910

ABB Semiconductors is now part of Hitachi Energy. References to ABB in documentation are now Hitachi.

Useful Documents


IGCT Application Notes


Hitachi Energy Semiconductors Brochure

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