SUNY Polytechnic Creates 3-in-1 Device That Can Be A Diode, A MOSFET And A BJT
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SUNY Polytechnic Creates 3-in-1 Device That Can Be A Diode, A MOSFET And A BJT

In a recently published study, a team of researchers at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Albany, New York, has suggested that combining multiple functions in a single semiconductor device can significantly improve device's functionality and efficiency. Nowadays, the semiconductor...

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Analog front-end IC linearizes sensors
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Analog front-end IC linearizes sensors

Susan Nordyk @ edn.com discuss about LTC2986 which is able to digitize and linearize a combination of temperature sensors in Celsius or Fahrenheit degrees. A 10-channel temperature-measurement IC, the LTC2986 from Linear Technology directly digitizes any combination of thermocouples,...

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What is a Zener Diode?
Basic Electronics

What is a Zener Diode?

Let's have a look at what Zener Diodes are, and how they work! What is a Zener Diode? -...

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9 VDC Regulated Power Supply
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9 VDC Regulated Power Supply

Tiny low current 9 VDC Regulated Power supply designed around bipolar transistor and zener diode. The circuit is known as series voltage regulator or emitter follower voltage regulator. The unregulated supply fed to input and the circuit regulate the voltage and provide constant 9V...

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Chemoelectronics: Nanoparticle Diodes and Devices That Work When Wet
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Chemoelectronics: Nanoparticle Diodes and Devices That Work When Wet

Dexter Johnson has a writeup about flexible, water-loving logic circuits and sensors without the need of semiconductors. They constructed the chemoelectronic devices by coating gold nanoparticles with any of four types of organic molecules called ligands. Each ligand produces a...

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Easily measure diode capacitance and reverse recovery
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Easily measure diode capacitance and reverse recovery

Glen Chenier @ edn.com wanted to find out the characteristics of an unknown diode to be able to replace it with an equivalent one so he decided to make some measurements using his test equipment. In this article he show us how to measure the junction capacitance, Cj, and reverse...

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Basic Types of Diodes
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Basic Types of Diodes

In this article we will discuss about the various types of diodes, their working principle and their common uses. We will cover many common diode types, such as P-N junction diode, Zener diode, Schottky diode, LED and laser diodes, photo diode, varactor diode, avalanche diode, PIN diode...

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Laser Diode Driver
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Laser Diode Driver

Laser Diode Driver project will help you safely drive (constant current) a 3 mW visible Laser Diode for your application. Input supply – 2.5 to 6 VDC Onboard preset to adjust the current flow to the Laser Diode Power-On LED indicator Header connector for easy input supply...

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