half-wave rectification


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half-wave rectification

rectification of the power supply to an x-ray machine so that the forward phase of the cycle can be utilized and in the reverse phase no current flows across the tube.
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This impressive three-phase digital power meter captures a variety of signal types including: surge current and maximum load state, half-wave rectification, intermittent control, distortion waves, noisy signals and constantly changing signals.