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current source

[′kər·ənt ‚sȯrs]
(electronics)
An electronic circuit that generates a constant direct current into or out of a high-impedance output node.
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Measurement set-up for electrical characterization of power electronic devices up to 10kV (optional up to 15 kV) or 500A on wafer level on a semi automatic probing station: Power device analyzer / curve tracer Medium current source monitor unit High current source monitor unit Ultra high current 500A expander Ultra high voltage expander 10kV Power cords, probe tips, cables, adapter for high voltage and high current Start up assistance.
It is a series circuit of sensors connected with a current source and a reference resistor ([R.
Section II starts with a general description of the proposed architecture that employs a current source controlled by the output of the circuit in order to realize the hysteretic characteristic.
The SMUs offer four-quadrant operation consisting of current source and current sink operation.
The PCX-7500 is an air-cooled, benchtop current source designed to drive laser diodes, bars and arrays at up to 450 amperes of current and 110 volts maximum forward voltage.
It can be used as a semiconductor characterization instrument, arbitrary waveform generator, voltage or current pulse generator, precision power supply with voltage and current readback, a true current source, a digital multimeter and a precision (18-bit) electronic load.
Creating a current source capable of delivering higher currents than can a single SMU requires using two SMUs, both configured as current sources, in parallel.
These were typically calibrated with an external current source to calculate a calibration factor similar to a shunt factor (Figure 2).
The ASSIST tool utilizes commercial Web application, as opposed to the current source selection process, which is dependent upon a consecutive series of reviews, assessments, and communication exchanges amongst and between SSEB and SSAC members.
Otero says it's pure protocol, since the federal government, through a tax revenue-sharing agreement, is the provinces only current source of financing.
In Norway, current environmental policy does not allow the construction of any more major hydropower plants, the country's only current source of electricity.
L]) that works as a current source for the serially connected LEDs.

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