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What is line commutation?

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i think i know this answer...line commutation is the commutation in single phase inverters/converters when there is current flow back to the source..

It can also refer to a method of turning of a semiconductor device known as a Thyristor or SCR, sometimes called natural commutation. In this method the current between the anode and cathode is interrupted or dropped to a point where the Thyristor can no longer maintain its latch or keep conducting, shutting the device off.

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