parallel rectifier

parallel rectifier

[′par·ə‚lel ′rek·tə‚fī·ər]
(electronics)
One of two or more rectifiers that are connected to the same pair of terminals, generally in series with small resistors or inductors, when greater current is desired than can be obtained with a single rectifier.
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The proposed active doubler circuit can be considered as two parallel rectifier stages: passive one which only works during startup and high efficiency active one which dominates when op-amp starts working.
The total length of the parallel rectifier is 35 mm and is printed on the Arlon 25N lower substrate layer.
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