full-wave bridge

full-wave bridge

[′fu̇l ‚wāv ′brij]
(electronics)
A circuit having a bridge with four diodes, which provides full-wave rectification and gives twice as much direct-current output voltage for a given alternating-current input voltage as a conventional full-wave rectifier.
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The energy harvesting power supply, consisting of a full-wave bridge rectifier accommodating AC or DC inputs and a high efficiency buck converter, harvests energy from piezoelectric (AC), solar (DC), or magnetic (AC) sources.
Voltages that develop across the quad winding circuit during an engine start can peak at well over 400 VAC, exceeding the AI full-wave bridge rectifier circuit diode peak reverse voltage (PRV) rating.
Just insert a full-wave bridge rectifier in the base of the lamp fixture to provide 'DC' to the lamp.
Housing two separate pairs of series connected diodes for linking as a full-wave bridge rectifier, the diode array will suit applications where PCB size and cost are critical.
International Rectifier (NYSE:IRF) today introduced a new series of compact one amp, single-phase, full-wave bridge rectifiers with unique power-to-volume ratios designed to provide greater power density in high-volume, industrial and consumer electronic devices.
The 25-amp GBPC25, and the 35-amp GBPC35 bridges combine four individual rectifier diodes into a single full-wave bridge rectifier for high-current power supply input circuits.
The MPD8021 is a semicustom, mixed-mode, power ASIC (applications specific integrated circuit) suitable for a wide range of applications, including motor control, high-voltage linear power supplies, multi-output switching supplies, high-voltage bus and display drivers, half- and full-wave bridge drivers, and high-voltage signal processing.