parasitic oscillation


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parasitic oscillation

[¦par·ə¦sid·ik ‚äs·ə′lā·shən]
(electronics)
An undesired self-sustaining oscillation or a self-generated transient impulse in an oscillator or amplifier circuit, generally at a frequency above or below the correct operating frequency.
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Measured waveforms confirm our assumptions about parasitic oscillations in some topologies.
To avoid low-frequency parasitic oscillations, a 10 [mu]F electrolytic capacitor was connected in parallel with the drain supply.
Parasitic oscillations and cross-conduction were shown to be well-controlled using optimized internal snubbers and a negative gate voltage rail.