solid-state device

solid-state device

[′säl·əd ¦stāt di′vīs]
(electronics)
A device, other than a conductor, which uses magnetic, electrical, and other properties of solid materials, as opposed to vacuum or gaseous devices.
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'The R&S PKU100-O750 is clearly differentiated as a high-power satellite amplifier since it produces a significantly better signal quality than any other solid-state device,' commented Christian Baier, Product Manager and Technical Sales, Satellite Amplifiers at Rohde & Schwarz.
"The R&S PKU100-O750 is clearly differentiated as a high-power satellite amplifier since it produces a significantly better signal quality than any other solid-state device," commented Christian Baier, Product Manager and Technical Sales, Satellite Amplifiers at Rohde & Schwarz.
It is a fiber-coupled, solid-state device that can tune laser light to very specific frequencies while switching on and off in less than 100 nanoseconds.
A solid-state breaker is a breaking device in which a zener diode, silicon controlled rectifier, or solid-state device is connected to sense the fault when load terminal voltage exceeds a safe value.
This is a solid-state device capable of detecting very light puffs of wind.
Today, they are often selected for applications where a current leakage-prone solid-state device, such as a Hall-effect sensors, can't be used.
Making the solid-state device can be likened to making a sandwich, just with ultra high-tech semiconductor tools used to slice and stack the atomic-sized layers of meats and cheeses like the butcher shop's block.
Phoseon's UV LED curing products are currently being utilized in the coating industry because they offer enhanced system capabilities due to being a solid-state device, lower operating costs, and environmental benefits of safer workplace environment and no hazardous materials.
Now physicist Andreas Wallraff at ETH Zurich and his team have created the first solid-state device, similar to a computer chip, that is capable of teleporting quantum information.
Characteristics of an Ultrabook include a chassis less than 21mm thick, fast boot time, SSD (solid-state device) storage in lieu of a traditional platter hard disk drive, and a longer battery life of more than eight hours.
The resulting solid-state device is much smaller than its tubular gas counterpart, but just as effective, he said.

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