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FET Rectifier Circuit

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000051775D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Matino, H [+details]

Abstract

A MOS FET with a conventional source-substrate connection can be inversely operated to act as a rectifier element which provides a very low forward voltage in the source-to-drain direction and a very high breakdown voltage in the drain-to-source direction.