forward recovery time

forward recovery time

[¦fȯr·wərd ri′kəv·ə·rē ‚tīm]
(electronics)
Of a semiconductor diode, the time required for the forward current or voltage to reach a specified value after instantaneous application of a forward bias in a given circuit.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.