leakage current


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leakage current

[′lēk·ij ‚kə·rənt]
(electricity)
Undesirable flow of current through or over the surface of an insulating material or insulator.
The flow of direct current through a poor dielectric in a capacitor.
(electronics)
The alternating current that passes through a rectifier without being rectified.
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To compare the results for different surface treatments, the gate leakage current densities at [V.sub.g] = -2V are plotted as a function of the EOT values (Figure 9).
This project proposed a transformer less topology to reduce overall cost and weight of t9he inverter and using H6 inverter with electromagnetic coil filter to reduce the leakage current and electromagnetic compatibility losses and also eliminates the DC injects into the load and using MPPT to generate maximum power.
In order to understand the origin of the leakage current, we investigated the leakage current mechanism of the thin films.
Stacking of transistor in series reduces the subthreshold Leakage current when one transistor is in the off state.
In the selected circuits with variable speed drives a measurement of leakage current using digital oscilloscope was performed.
Also, it impacts the diffusion current in the subthreshold regime of operation, hence controlling the leakage current. In addition, the two parallel transistors in the 4T FinFET can be tied together to improve drivability or to form a single transistor with its gates driven independently.
MCL- 4000F presents a new measuring method for AC leakage current measurement of 3phase/3wire or 3phase/4wire power system.
It also uses oxynitride film with even thickness between alumina and polysilicon, a lower electrode, both of which have high affinity with oxynitride, to lower leakage current and increase the capacitor's reliability.
By combining the microIRt/c and the SmartIRt/c, the small IR sensor head now has brains, and precision in small places is a reality, with no impedance, leakage current, or cold junction compensation to worry about, according to the company.
It is the resistance to leakage current through the body of an insulating material.
They are designed for maximum 50-uA leakage current and feature a two-foot cord on one side and a three-footer on the other, both with hospital grade plugs.