firing circuit


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firing circuit

[′fīr·iŋ ‚sər·kət]
(electronics)
Circuit used with an ignitron to deliver a pulse of current of 5-50 amperes in the forward direction, from the igniter to the mercury, to start a cathode spot and to control the time of firing.
By analogy, a similar control circuit of silicon-controlled rectifiers and like devices.
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