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Schottky Clamp for Transistor Breakdown

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000070348D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Culican, EF Gaudenzi, GJ Giulani, SW Park, SJ [+details]

Abstract

The driver circuit shown in Fig. 1 is a Darlington push/pull driver. In conventional Darlington drivers the pull-up transistor T3 has a resistor RB to ground, as shown in Fig. 2.