optocoupler

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optocoupler

[¦äp·tō′kəp·lər]
(electronics)
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There are two primary operating modes for transistor output optocouplers: Linear mode and digital logic mode.
Optocouplers and transformers are commonly used within medical system isolation circuits, and their deficiencies are well known to the design community.
Gate drive optocouplers are widely used for driving IGBTs and Power MOSFETs because of the high output current driving capability.
Optocouplers are used in many industries to isolate an electrical signal between two elements of a circuit.
The AS1454 eliminates the need for low-speed, bulky optocouplers and integrates the functionality of up to eight separate ICs used in current implementations.

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