leakage current


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leakage current

[′lēk·ij ‚kə·rənt]
(electricity)
Undesirable flow of current through or over the surface of an insulating material or insulator.
The flow of direct current through a poor dielectric in a capacitor.
(electronics)
The alternating current that passes through a rectifier without being rectified.
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Based on the study and evaluation, some novel H6 topologies with great efficiency and ground leakage current issue reduced are also proposed, which are also selected as applicant topologies for the standardized inverter topology.
In the selected circuits with variable speed drives a measurement of leakage current using digital oscilloscope was performed.
The excessive high leakage current causes the line isolation monitor to set off alarms.
Model M-2002 presents new measuring method for AC leakage current for single phase power system.
Many researchers have used power models and algorithms to estimate the nominal leakage current of a circuit, the minimum and maximum leakage currents of a circuit have been estimated using a greedy heuristic.
The 19032 Series Safety Analyzer performs five dielectric test functions suitable for safety standards such as IEC 60601 and IEC 60950: AC and DC hipot, insulation resistance, ground bond, and optional leakage current tests.
In both of these standards, resistance to moisture ingress for cold resistance inspection testing is paramount, as well as the ability to control leakage current during operation.
Providing a reliable adapter with low leakage current, the PSS22U adapter switching power supply has a leakage current of less than 0.
Although there are many challenges to reduce power of MCU used in these systems, with advances in the process generation, increasing of leakage current becomes problem as well as active power consumption.