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Issue on the SCR model

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I've found a following issue on the SCR model

applaing a dc source on a resitive load via an SCR,  if i turn on the SCR and after i turn it of, after that i apply a resistive load even if the scr is off a current flow from the source to the load, see the picture attached

is it a right working?
asked Nov 20, 2023 by Ernesto Incerti (28 points)

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This behavior is expected.  From the component mask "The thyristor closes upon a positive voltage between anode and cathode and a non-zero gate signal.  It opens when the current tries to reverse." and in the component documentation "The switch remains closed until the current becomes negative.".  With S1 open note there is a positive voltage across the thyristor.  In your circuit the current will never reverse and the thyristor will remain closed.
answered Nov 21, 2023 by Bryan Lieblick (1,949 points)