negative-resistance device

negative-resistance device

[′neg·əd·iv ri¦zis·təns di′vīs]
(electronics)
A device having a range of applied voltages within which an increase in this voltage produces a decrease in the current.
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r] of the resonant tank permits the two-port network to be represented as a one-port negative-resistance device with output impedance [Z.
T] permits the two-port device to be represented as a one-port negative-resistance device with input impedance [Z.
If the effect of the 12term error correction is accounted for, it is possible to use a VNA to obtain accurate small- and large-signal measurements of negative-resistance devices.
For many negative-resistance devices, the negative resistance and, therefore, the value of [S.
Scalar measurements of negative-resistance devices will lead to misleading results because scalar network analyzers implicitly set the source match error term equal to 0.