breakdown voltage


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breakdown voltage

[′brāk‚dau̇n ‚vȯl·tij]
(electricity)
The voltage measured at a specified current in the electrical breakdown region of a semiconductor diode. Also known as Zener voltage.
The voltage at which an electrical breakdown occurs in a dielectric.
The voltage at which an electrical breakdown occurs in a gas. Also known as breakdown potential; sparking potential; sparking voltage.

breakdown voltage

The voltage at which an electrical insulation ruptures, thereby destroying its insulating value and permitting current flow.
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In response to the increasing need in a number of sectors to conserve energy while providing high breakdown voltages to prevent damage due to instantaneous voltage surges and transients, ROHM leveraged its advanced, cutting-edge power processes and vertically-integrated production system to develop products for the industrial equipment market that demands long-term, stable supply along with high reliability to ensure continuous operation.
The company also plans to highlight performance improvements in its GaN power devices with 600 V breakdown voltages, as well as prototypes and test data of a 2.
Breakdown voltage plays an important role in the final properties of the coating and depends on the nature of the anodized metal, electrolyte composition, and electrolyte resistivity according to the empirical equation16:
Typically, the breakdown voltage of a transistor will rise in proportion to its band-gap.
The power output required of power amplifiers for use in high-frequency applications, such as WiMAX, exceeds the breakdown voltage of transistors used with standard CMOS logic processes.
We believe we've developed a leading-edge BCDMOS technology that surpasses all foundry offerings and challenges the very best of the IDMs in terms of Rsp, breakdown voltage, and reliability.
Also, included in this new report is the value of global demand by case size and breakdown voltage by type, including key profit centers based upon technology (type, voltage and case size).
If the topmost layer is made of AlN, this results in a micro-cracked surface as shown in Figure 2a, which degrades the breakdown voltage.
In applications such as cell phones, the FDFME3N311ZT offers a 30V breakdown voltage to drive up to seven or eight white LEDs, depending on the LEDs selected and design guardband.
Automatic Voltage Turnoff When An Oil Sample Reaches Breakdown Voltage.
is generally known, today announced the development of a Gallium Nitride (GaN) power transistor with the ultra high breakdown voltage over 10000V.