This paper contains an analysis of a symmetrical, complementary, power switching circuit employing complementary power transistors. A DC analysis is made for the bistable states. Also described is a voltage regulation and bias circuit which improves stability and contributes to the protection of the transistors. The problem of switching transients is investigated and empirical results presented to support theoretical considerations. A new triggered method is proposed to utilize the bilateral characteristics of a transistor. Applications of the circuit are suggested for controlled-frequency and self-triggering modes of operation. A method and analysis for self-triggering is presented. The advantages of this power switching circuit over other methods of low-frequency, moderate power generation are enumerated.
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Mills, Glenn S.. "A Study of a Complementary Symmetrical Power Switching Circuit." (1958). http://digitalrepository.unm.edu/ece_etds/352