barrier injection transit-time diode

barrier injection transit-time diode

[′bar·ē·ər in′jek·shən ′trans·ət ‚tīm ′dī‚ōd]
(electronics)
A microwave diode in which the carriers that traverse the drift region are generated by minority carrier injection from a forward-biased junction instead of being extracted from the plasma of an avalanche region. Abbreviated BARITT diode.