Transient Triggered Avalanche Discriminator for Hard Recovery Diodes
Original Publication Date: 1980-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13
This circuit has the ability to detect nondestructively a diode's tendency to avalanche as a result of brief, transient reverse overvoltage. The circuit has a 100 Megahertz transmission line stub as a discriminator.