In today's world of electronics, protecting devices from power surges and electrostatic discharge is critical. That's where TVS, ESD, voltage regulator diodes, and varistors come in. These components play a vital role in safeguarding electronics from damage caused by voltage spikes and sudden surges. In this article, we'll take a closer look at each of these components, what they do, and why they're essential.
The BT151 SCR is a semiconductor device, also known as a thyristor, so this assembly includes four alternating N-layers and P-type material.