forward bias


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forward bias

[¦fȯr·wərd ′bī·əs]
(electronics)
A bias voltage that is applied to a pn-junction in the direction that causes a large current flow; used in some semiconductor diode circuits.
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Nonlinearity in Deviations from Uncovered Interest Parity: An Explanation of the Forward Bias Puzzle.
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f) We were able to estimate the value of the ideality factor in forward bias, using the semilog curve of the recombination resistance [R.
Bo] and n values were derived from the slope and y-intercept of linear section of I-V curves in the forward bias region (V < 1 V), respectively.
Ranaldo, Angelo and Sarkar, Asani (2008) Exchange rate risk, transactions costs and the forward bias puzzle, Swiss National Bank, [http://www.
In this part, we will perform measurements that will lead us to obtain the parameters characterizing the Schottky junction, which determine the conduction properties of these diodes when the forward bias is applied, and to obtain the parasitic resistance values [R.
This LVFR family utilizes a trench MOS structure that enables an enhanced conduction zone under forward bias, resulting in significant reduction in forward voltage drop.
In forward bias, whatever the frequency of the aggression signal, [P.

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