static induction transistor


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static induction transistor

[′stad·ik in′dək·shən tran‚zis·tər]
(electronics)
A type of transistor capable of operating at high current and voltage, whose current-voltage characteristics do not saturate, and are similar in form to those of a vacuum triode. Abbreviated SIT.
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Silicon static induction transistors (SITs) have proven themselves well-suited for HF, VHF, and UHF applications.
Gupta, "Characteristics of Static Induction Transistors, Part 1 -- Effects of Series Resistance," The Research Institute of Electrical Communication Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan.
Rock, "High Performance Microwave Static Induction Transistors," IEDM, 1983.
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