back bias


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back bias

[′bak ‚bī·əs]
(electronics)
Degenerative or regenerative voltage which is fed back to circuits before its originating point; usually applied to a control anode of a tube or other device.
Voltage applied to a grid of a tube (or tubes) or electrode of another device to reduce a condition which has been upset by some external cause.
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As an example, the diode (+) chosen for analysis has a resistance of 0.17 [Omega] and a maximum back bias voltage of 1000 V (2000 V breakdown voltage) [3].