IEC 60747-6:2016 provides standards for the following types of discrete semiconductor devices:
- reverse-blocking triode thyristors;
- reverse-conducting (triode) thyristors;
- bidirectional triodethyristors (triacs);
- turn-off thyristors.
This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) Clauses 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 were amended with some deletions of information no longer in use or already included in other parts of the IEC 60747 series, and with some necessary additions;
b) some parts of Clause 8 and Clause 9 were moved and added to Clause 7 of this third edition;
c) Clause 8 and 9 were deleted in this third edition;
d) Annex A was deleted.
This publication is to be read in conjunction with IEC 60747-1:2006.