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Two-Terminal Transient Suppressor

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000010946D
Publication Date: 2003-Feb-03

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Key Words: Transient Voltage Supressor, Two-terminal Device, Load Dump, Avalanche Mode The automobile’s transient voltage suppressor functions to protect these FETs and other devices from voltage spikes that exceed their maximum rated voltages, thus avoiding damage that could otherwise occur to these devices.