microampere


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microampere

[mī′krō·am′pir]
one millionth of an ampere.

microampere

A unit of electric current—one millionth of an ampere—for measuring very small electric currents; most pacemakers draw 10–30 µAmp continuously from a battery.

microampere

Cardiology A unit of electric current—one millionth of an ampere–for measuring very small electric currents; most pacemakers draw 10–30 µAmp continuously from a battery
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They developed an electrical device, the size of two nickels stuck together, to deliver a constant current of about 20 microamperes to teeth that need to be shifted.
Ideal for consumer electronics, industrial devices, automotive, telecommunications equipment and embedded systems requiring low-cost and versatile updating of program or data memory, the devices deliver active current as low as 5 mA (typical) and standby current of 3 microamperes (typical) to extend battery life in accessories, sensors and battery-operated equipment.
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Additionally, the IC's low operating current of 8 microamperes typical enables up to 10 years of operation from a single Lithium battery.
The extracted beam current is 400 microamperes and can be extracted simultaneously in any split ratio from two extraction ports on opposite sides of the cyclotron.
They also achieve low-power operation with a standby current of maximum of 2 microamperes (oA) at 25AC, making them suitable for data storage in battery-backup devices.
Manufactured with high-performance CMOS SuperFlash([R]) technology, these low-power, 3V, x16 parallel NOR Flash devices feature active current as low as 5 mA (typical) and standby current of 3 microamperes (typical).
The ultra low Iq NCV8768 and NCV8769 regulators feature typical quiescent currents of 31 microamperes (oA) and 25 oA respectively, making them suitable for applications permanently connected to the battery.
The SST26VF032 features an active read current of 12 milliamperes (typical), a standby current of 8 microamperes (typical) and low leakage current of 1 microamperes (max), which combine to extend battery life in applications.