Accession Number : AD0283243

Title :   SUMMARY ON BURNOUT IN VARACTOR DIODES

Corporate Author : ARMY ELECTRONICS LABS FORT MONMOUTH N J

Personal Author(s) : HAMBLETON,GEORGE E.

Report Date : DEC 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : Some aspects of burnout in varactor diodes are briefly summarized. The mechanism in diffused silicon mesa units is described, and initial experimental results in burnout and life testing of varactors are presented. It is concluded that the varactor is not burnout limited in normal environments. (Author)

Descriptors :   *DIODES, CAPACITANCE, ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES, FAILURE (MECHANICS), GOLD ALLOYS, INTERMETALLIC COMPOUNDS, RESISTANCE (ELECTRICAL), SILICON ALLOYS, TEMPERATURE, TESTS, THERMAL STRESSES

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE