forward bias

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forward bias

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forward voltage

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(Electronics) a voltage applied to a circuit or device, esp a semiconductor device, in the direction that produces the larger current
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They offer reverse voltages of 200V and 600V, reverse recovery time down to 25ns and typical forward voltage drop down to 0.75V in single- and dual-die configurations.
Therefore, less forward voltage drop and less reverse leakage current are needed to realize large PCE of the entire harvesting system.
The two major specifications are the forward voltage (VF) and reverse leakage current (IR).
It requires two DC voltages for operation, 12 volts support power and a compliance voltage equal to 12 volts above the laser diode's forward voltage.
The forward voltage signal extraction, interference signal injection, and normal transmission signal monitoring are realized with the support of the DCD.
Under the reverse voltage, [Na.sup.+] was adsorbed by small electrode, which was harder than [Cl.sup.-] under the forward voltage. Thereby, only a smaller number of [Na.sup.+] was adsorbed, which accordingly led to a low adsorption of chloride on the bigger electrode.
Recent research on high-voltage light-emitting diode (HV-LED) has shown that multiple series-connected microdiodes in a single large chip can obtain high forward voltage with a low driving current, thereby reducing current crowing and efficiency droop [20-22].
[21] denote that (1) the on state loss is proportional to forward voltage drop and conduction current, while the forward voltage drop will increase along with the conduction current increasing; (2) the switching loss increases along with the DC bus voltage raise.
The LED's forward voltage drop is 3.8V at max current of 25mA.
The forward voltage amplitudes [A.sub.1] and [A.sub.3] can be easily derived by setting [V.sub.1] (z = 0) = [V.sub.2] (z = 0) = 1 and solving a resultant system of equations as
The substrate-source forward bias effectively clamps the substrate/gate node at diode forward voltage drop and thus the SGT structure can eliminate the gate overdriven effect of the gate-coupling scheme effectively.
The difference between the plateau voltage and voltage Vs is attributed to the forward voltage of the diodes in the rectifier circuit.

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