Accession Number : AD0163937

Title :   Temperature Compensated Zener Diode Circuit.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Schulz,Raymond A.

Report Date : 27 MAR 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The patent describes a temperature compensated zener diode circuit including a heating circuit and a pair of transistors mounted on a single monolithic integrated circuit chip. The heating circuit is electrically insulated from and thermally coupled to the transistors. The junctions of said transistors are connected in series with one reverse biased to provide a zener effect and the other forward biased to provide thermal compensation. The combination of heating circuit and transistor junction thermal compensation provide a zener diode circuit of improved stability and accuracy as well as adaptability to employment of present commercially available mono-lithic integrated circuits.

Descriptors :   (*INTEGRATED CIRCUITS, *PATENTS), THERMAL STABILITY, VOLTAGE, AVALANCHE DIODES, SIMULATION

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE