An electrical component that controls the flow of electricity. Electricity can only flow in one direction through a diode.
An electronic device with two electrodes/terminals, one called the cathode and the other the anode, and a single PN junction (which uses part P-type and...
A device that allows the current to flow in only 1 direction. When a detector head is removed from its base it still passes the current. Internal connections then short it out when the detector head is back in place.
the diode is the simplest and most fundamental non-linear circuit element. It is a two terminal device which only allows current to flow in one direction.
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a tube with two electrodes. The main use of diodes is to keep the electric current flowing in one direction.
An electronic component that acts primarily as a one-way valve.
A specialized electronic component with two electrodes called the anode and the cathode; its fundamental property is its tendency to conduct current in only one direction. Most diodes are made with semiconductor materials such as silicon, germanium, or selenium. Some diodes are comprised of metal electrodes in a chamber evacuated or filled with a pure elemental gas at low pressure. Diodes can be used as lighting devices (LED's), as well as rectifiers, signal limiters, voltage regulators, switches, signal modulators, signal mixers, signal demodulators, and oscillators.
A device that conducts electricity in one direction only.
a electrical component that will only allow current to pass in one direction.
Semiconductor electronic component. Ideally, a diode conducts electricity in one direction and does not allow the current to flow in the opposite direction. Thanks to this property diodes are used to rectify alternating currents, i.e., to convert alternating current (AC) to direct current (DC).
A two electrode electronic component containing merely an anode and a cathode.
a semiconductive material which mainly lets energy travel one direction and not the other. Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) are used for the numeric displays on microwaves and VCRS as well as for lasers.
A semiconductor device used to control the flow of electric charge. High-rated schottky diodes are used in single-direction ESCs to prevent back-EMF (voltage 'spikes') generated by the motor from entering the ESC. Report this Word Added by: rcnz
A device that allows a current to move in only one direction. Examples are Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs), laser diodes and photodiodes.
It is a device, such as a two-element electron tube or a semiconductor, which allows current to pass only in one direction.
A two-electrode electron tube or its semiconductor equivalent. [Usually employed as liquid crystal diodes (LCD) or light emitting diodes (LED) and are especially applicable to portable computers.
electronic component formed by the junction of two semiconductors
A two-terminal device that will conduct electric current more easily in one direction than in the other.
a component, either semiconductor or thermionic, that permits current to flow through it in one direction only
A device which has two terminals and has a high resistance to current in one direction and a low resistance to current in the other direction.
Semi-conductive material that allow energy to travel in only one direction.
a thermionic tube having two electrodes; used as a rectifier
a semiconductor that consists of a p-n junction
a component that can only lead a current in one direction
a component which allows a current to flow in one direction only
a device that allows current to flow in one direction and blocks its flow in the opposite direction
a device, that conducts electricity only in one direction
a device that in simplest terms only allows electricity to flow in one direction
a device that lets electricity flow in only one direction
a device that will let current flow through it in one direction but not in the other direction, kind of a one way valve for electricity
a device through which electrical current can pass in only one direction
a device which permits electric current to flow through it in one direction only
a device which transmits a current only one way
an active solid-state device that controls the flow of electrical current
an electrical component acting as a one-way valve for current
an electrical device allowing current to move through it in one direction with far greater ease than in the other
an electrical device that in essence divides up the electron wave to flow in one direction only
an electrical one way check valve that allows current to flow in one direction only
an electronic device that has two electrodes (conductors of electrical currents) arranged in such a way that electrons (subatomic particle having a negative charge) can flow in only one direction
an electronic device that has two electrodes or terminals and is used to convert alternating electric current into direct current, depending on which way the voltage is biased or supplied
an electronic element that conducts current in one direction only
an element used in electronics, like resistors and capacitors
an example of a device that is not linear
a non-linear device
a one way door for electricity
a one way switch in your alternator that allows power to go out of the alternator circuit, but stops the reverse flow of electricity
a one-way turnstile for electrons
a one-way "valve" for electric current, analogous to a check valve for those familiar with plumbing and hydraulic systems
a one-way valve for electrons
a PN junction, with nothing more than p-type on one side and n-type on the other
a semi-conductive, single PN junction device that allows energy to flow in one direction, but not the other
a semiconductor, designed to allow current flow in one direction, but not in the other direction
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a semiconductor device that is controlled by its own voltage Vak and current Iak
a semiconductor device used in many RF components
a semiconductor that conducts an electric current in just one direction
a semiconductor that only allows passage of electrical current in one direction
a semiconductor that will allow current to flow in only one direction
a semiconductor, which typically forward biases with a difference of potential of
a simple tiny electronic device which limits the direction that electrons may flow in an electronic circuit
a small electronic device used to control the flow of current
a thermionic valve with two electrodes, or a semi-conductor equivalent
a turnstile like mechanism that allows energy to be transferred from the generator to the battery, but not the other way around which would drive the generator as a motor
a type of electrical circuit component that lets current flow one way but not the other
a very simple semiconductor device that allows electricity to flow in just one direction
An electronic semiconductor device that allows current flow in one direction but not the other.
An electrical device which allows current to flow in one direction only. Electricity and magnetism
A two-electrode device with an anode and a cathode that passes current in only one direction. It may be designed as an electron tube or as a semiconductor device.
An electrical device through which current can only flow in one direction.
a semi conductor component which is created from a single PN junction.
A radio valve (or tube) with only two basic electrode s, an anode and a cathode. Commonly used in radio demodulation, over- volt age protection, logic gates, and early wireless sets including ‘ cat-whisker' and thermionic valve sets.
A device with two electrodes, in particular an anode and a cathode, and a nonlinear current/voltage characteristic.
A solid-state device that allows electricity to flow in only one direction.
a semiconductor device which allows electrical current to flow through it in only one direction.
Rectifier. An electronic device with two wires or terminals. A rectifier allows electrical current to flow through in only one direction and is used for converting alternating current into direct current. Rectifiers were important for use in radios, which required direct current to power the amplifiers driving speakers or headphones.
A device having two terminals and has a low resistance to electrical current in one direction and a high resistance in the other direction.
A simple electronic component that allows current to flow through it in one direction.
A two-terminal semiconductor device, that acts as a one-way valve which allows the electrical current to only flow in one direction. Typically a Silicon diode has a forward voltage drop of approximately 0.7 to 1.0 volt across the two terminals at full load.
A two-terminal device which has nonlinear and asymmetrical (about zero) voltage versus current characteristics.
An electrical component that passes current in one direction and blocks it in the other direction.
An electrical circuit element that allows current to flow in one direction. Direct Current (DC) - 1.) The flow of electrons in one direction depending on the polarity of the energy source. 2.) An electrical current that flows in one direction.
A two-element device containing a cathode and an anode that permits flow in one direction and blocks flow from the other direction.
A simple two-electrode semiconductor having a much greater resistance in one direction.
This is a solid state electronic component which will allow current to flow in only one direction, similar to a check valve used in hydraulic or pneumatic applications. The diode is used in applications such as transient suppression, power supply circuits etc.
The thermionic diode invented in 1904, marks the start of the electronics era. It is the first device for controlling the flow of current in relation to applied voltage, and comprises two electrodes, the heated cathode (electron source) and anode (electron receptor).
Considered a type of a discrete component, diodes are a two-terminal semiconductor that allows current to flow in one direction only. For more information about diodes, Click Here .
A device that allows electric current to flow in only one direction.
A discrete semiconductor device that allows electricity to flow only in one direction.
A solid state device which allows current to pass in one direction only. Since it allows only one half cycle of an alternating current pass, its out put will be unidirectional and it may be considered a rectifying element.
Diodes are used in pairs (positive and negative) to change the alternator output from alternating current (AC) to direct current (DC).
A two terminal device that conducts in only one direction.
a two-terminal semiconductor device that allows current to flow in one direction only; an essential component used in power supplies to convert ac into dc (a process called rectification)
Electronic component that allows current flow in one direction only.
Electronic device that allows electricity to flow in one direction.
Any two-electrode device that conducts in only one direction.
A solid state rectifier
A solid state electronic probe which is placed on the surface of the body or within a body cavity to measure the actual amount of radiation being delivered.
a semi-conductor device that converts alternating current to direct current.
An electrical device that will allow current to flow in one direction only.
An electronic device that permits current in only one direction. A two-terminal device designed to conduct under specific conditions.
a semiconductor device made up of a single junction between an N-Type and a P-Type area. Diodes allow conduction in only one direction.
An electronic device that lets current flow in only one direction. Semiconductor diodes used in fiber optics contain a junction between regions of different doping. They include light emitters ( LEDs and laser diodes) and detectors (photodiodes).
Electron tube of the high-vacuum type which a cold anode and a heated cathode, which is used to allow current to pass in only one direction.
A two-layer semiconductor that allows current to flow in only one direction.
A semi-conductive material which mainly lets energy travel one direction and not the other.
An electronic component that acts like a one-way valve. As a discrete component or built into a chip, it is used in a variety of functions.
Electronic semiconductor component which lets the electrical current pass in only one direction. If a power line is compared to a water pipe, then the diode would be a (one-way) valve in the water pipe. Diodes are made of semiconductor crystals and have a typical resistance. A solar cell therefore is basically a large, illuminated diode.
An electronic device that blocks current flow in one direction, but allows it in another.
An electron tube containing two electrodes: a cathode and a plate. A two element, solid-state device made of either germanium or silicon; it is primarily used as a switching device. [ Diode Manufacturers
A diode is a active circuit element (AC rectifier changing AC to DC), which is made from two different semiconductor materials bonded so as to create an interfacial junction or depletion layer between the two materials which acts like a "valve" allowing current to flow in one direction only (forward- biased case) ; whereas in the reverse-biased case the current is zero, or near zero.
A two-element device that allows current to flow in one direction only. When the diode is reversed, current will not flow. It can be either a vacuum tube or a solid-state device.
An electronic device that allows current to flow in one direction only.
In electronics, a diode is a component that restricts the direction of movement of charge carriers. Essentially, it allows an electric current to flow in one direction, but blocks it in the opposite direction. Thus, the diode can be thought of as an electronic version of a check valve.