carbon resistor

carbon resistor

[′kär·bən ri′zis·tər]
(electronics)
A resistor consisting of carbon particles mixed with a binder, molded into a cylindrical shape, and baked; terminal leads are attached to opposite ends. Also known as composition resistor.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
It is in many cases the sole supplier of ceramic carbon resistor products with an impressive blue chip list of clients.
It includes examples specific to engineering, such as a description of a 33-kilohm, 1-watt carbon resistor; the Tube 16XL 1000000 Specification Sheet; a proposal for a technical review committee; and a recommendation report on the transfer maneuvers for a satellite.
* Electrical fixed resistors, other than composition or film type carbon resistors, for a power handling capacity not exceeding 20W (8533.21.00)
Flicker noise is the result of catch and release physical interactions of charge carriers in all active devices and carbon resistors. Flicker noise is inversely proportional to frequency, making it the dominate noise power spectral density at DC or low frequencies.