half-wave rectification

half-wave rectification

[′haf ¦wāv ‚rek·tə·fə′kā·shən]
(electronics)
Rectification in which current flows only during alternate half cycles.
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Negative half-wave rectification was implemented in a similar fashion.
Similarly as in experimental measurements, also here the effect of recovery times can be seen as non-ideal half-wave rectification. Anyway, the delay time (3) can be reduced by keeping the diodes on the border of their conductive state, e.g.
This impressive three-phase digital power meter captures a variety of signal types including: surge current and maximum load state, half-wave rectification, intermittent control, distortion waves, noisy signals and constantly changing signals.