Technical Articles

MDE Semiconductor, Inc. has published these technical articles:

(Diodes)
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But the voltage control is not that precise and the TVS devices are not continuous operating components, their V-I characteristics are usually specified, and their duty cycle must be controlled. The...
(Diodes)
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MDE has many series of TVS semiconductors that can provide the protection needed to keep the systems running when everything else fails....
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Voltage and current transients are a major cause of solid-state component failure in electronic systems. These transients are a result of a sudden release of stored energy. Transients may be generated...
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Means of Protecting Irrigation Controls and Solenoids Irrigation Systems are vulnerable to lightning strikes, since they are typically located in very exposed locations. Most irrigation systems, such...
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Paralleling TVS Diodes for Higher Power Capability Silicon Avalanche Transient Voltage Suppressors (TVS's) offer a great deal of flexibility in circuit protection. Fortunately, these devices are...
(Circuit Protection Devices)
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Surge Protectors may use fuses as the means of protecting the product or components within the product. Fuses are also used to limit the current that can affect the device being protected. The purpose...
(Circuit Protection Devices)
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The typical waveforms used are described and shown here. Also, the approximate energy can be determined of each so that waveforms of one Pulse type can be compared to another. It is not always...
(Circuit Protection Devices)
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A filter is a circuit designed to selectively separate or eliminate a frequency or range of frequencies that is desired for the proper operation of a device or system. Filters can be subjected to all...
(Diodes)
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Leakage current will double for every 10 to 15°C rise in temperature, depending upon the voltage (usually referenced to the ambient temperature)....