isolation diode

isolation diode

[‚ī·sə′lā·shən ′dī‚ōd]
(electronics)
A diode used in a circuit to allow signals to pass in only one direction.
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With an external isolation diode, the power supply can be operated in redundant AC or DC configuration.
The ZXLD383 combines the features of the ZXLD381 with a dual function enable input which provides an inhibit control and an ultra-low voltage drop isolation diode for battery charging purposes in garden lights.
In Figure 2, an isolation diode must be used to prevent battery discharge into the solar array through the FET body diode when off; i.