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Foldback Current Limiting in DC Power Supplies

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000055376D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Corner, GW Unverzagt, BJ [+details]

Abstract

Power dissipation and series sensing resistor voltage drop are both reduced by direct coupling of emitter-base circuits for regulating semiconductor elements.