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di·ode

(dī'ōd)
A bipolar device that permits a flow of electrons in only one direction.
Synonym(s): silicone diode.
[di- + -ode fr. anode, cathode]
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The Laser Diode market on the source of Type of Application spans Sensor & Instrumentation, Medicinal, Ophthalmic Storing & Communication, Defense & Military and Industrialized and others.
The Ushio HL40063MG and the HL40065MG laser diodes share the same typical optical and electrical characteristics, (Tc=25[degrees]C), with a lasing wavelength of 405nm and optical output power of 600mW CW, LD reverse voltage 5V, PD reverse voltage 20V, operating temperature 0 to +30[degrees]C, 140mA threshold current, 600mA operating current, 4.2V operating voltage, 13[degrees] beam divergence parallel to the junction and 42[degrees] beam divergence perpendicular to the junction.
Nuburu's technology combines single gallium nitride diodes from Osram Opto Semiconductors with micro lenses; multiple diode beams are collimated into a single beam, which is then coupled inside an optical fibre.
It is critically important to be aware of the different currents in the boost converter when selecting the Schottky diode. Consider these three currents: average input current, peak inductor current, and output current.
You can tell the two diodes apart by the protective shrink sleeve on each.
If the diode should reach its OFF state, first it is necessary to let the minority carrier charge to recombine.
The diode connected NMOS or PMOS transistor is the most important part of a rectifier circuit.
The structure of an electromagnetic shield based on a diode grid is shown in Figure 1(a).
The development of true green semiconductor laser diode completes the three basic colors of the RGB laser light sources.
The 810nm diode laser is specifically a soft tissue laser.
Engineers at Duke University of Durham, N.C., said they've developed a new way of producing thermal diodes that regulate heat by either bleeding it away or keeping it in.
"When the superhydrophobic surface is colder than the superhydrophilic surface, the heat transport is very effective with phase-change processes, much like sweat taking away body heat; when the superhydrophobic surface is hotter, the heat flow is blocked and the diode behaves like a double-paned window," said Chen.