second breakdown


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second breakdown

[′sek·ənd ′brāk‚dau̇n]
(electronics)
Destructive breakdown in a transistor, wherein structural imperfections cause localized current concentrations and uncontrollable generation and multiplication of current carriers; reaction occurs so suddenly that the thermal time constant of the collector regions is exceeded, and the transistor is irreversibly damaged.
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