junction isolation


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junction isolation

[′jəŋk·shən ‚ī·sə′lā·shən]
(electronics)
Electrical isolation of a component on an integrated circuit by surrounding it with a region of a conductivity type that forms a junction, and reverse-biasing the junction so it has extremely high resistance.
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The companion Interface Transformer provides 2500V isolation, with excellent performance in terms of noise immunity and system safety far superior to junction isolation techniques.
When compared with conventional Junction Isolation processes, Elantec's proprietary Silicon On Insulator (SOI) process produces higher performance circuits that deliver excellent current drive and fidelity while using very little quiescent power.