variable diode function generator
variable diode function generator[′ver·ē·ə·bəl ¦dī‚ōd ′fəŋk·shən ‚jen·ə‚rād·ər]
An improvement of a diode function generator in which fully adjustable potentiometers are used for breakpoint and slope resistances, permitting the programming of analytic, arbitrary, and empirical functions, including inflections. Abbreviated VDFG.
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