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(rē-zis'tŏr, -tōr),
An element included in an electric circuit to provide resistance to the flow of current.
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Pull-up and pull-down resistors are used in electronic logic circuits to ensure that inputs to logic systems settle at expected logic levels.
RAY: A resistor is a component that creates electrical resistance.
Virtually all available conventional and specialised secondary standard resistors present a number of problems, including instrument accuracy; resistance shifts caused by load, temperature, or environmental changes; difficulty in measurement of the last digits; limitations on usable frequency; size; and ease of setting," said Yuval Hernik, senior director of application engineering for Vishay Foil Resistors.
For brevity, this discussion is limited to resistors, but the principles are similar for embedded capacitors.
This reference resistor was compared with the 12 906.
NGR series resistors are designed to provide ground fault, overvoltage, and short circuit protection for generators and transformers in wye (star) configurations without exceeding the temperature limitations outlined by IEEE-32.
These SMD thin-film resistors are produced with three sputtered layers to give optimum performance.
Developing design guidelines for embedded resistors is similar to developing guidelines for traces in printed circuits.
The error voltage curves were calculated for a detector resistance of 200 [omega] and feedback resistors from 1 k[omega] to 100 M[omega].
INTRON), an India-based manufacturer and distributor of resistors, is distributing the complete Vishay Foil Resistors brand (VFR) product portfolio throughout the country.
para]]LONDON, June 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Demand for thin film resistors and integrated passive devices are increasing because of the precision nature of the thin film components and the added volumetric efficiency that integrated passive device manufacturers can offer the design engineer.