full-wave rectifier


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full-wave rectifier

[′fu̇l ‚wāv ′rek·tə‚fī·ər]
(electronics)
A double-element rectifier that provides full-wave rectification; one element functions during positive half cycles and the other during negative half cycles.
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Operation principles of full-wave rectifiers are almost similar.
The "full-wave rectifier" unit was given in the second week, in which both groups underwent a 30-minute-long learning activity.
The round pulses drive the full-wave rectifier, which comprises two diodes.
As already mentioned in the introduction, a full-wave rectifier using two second generation current conveyors and four diodes has been presented in [5].