static induction transistor
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static induction transistor[′stad·ik in′dək·shən tran‚zis·tər]
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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