six-phase rectifier

six-phase rectifier

[′siks ¦fāz ′rek·tə‚fī·ər]
(electronics)
A rectifier in which transformers are used to produce six alternating electromotive forces which differ in phase by one-sixth of a cycle, and which feed six diodes.
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Schaffner's latest filter series helps reduce harmonic waves and represents the ideal solution for three-phase power electronics with six-phase rectifier front ends, such as AC and motor drives.