Accession Number : AD0649456

Title :   APPLICATIONS OF SEMICONDUCTORS IN INSTRUMENT DESIGN.

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Report Date : FEB 1960

Pagination or Media Count : 338

Abstract : Contents: Semiconductors and their role in modern technology; Thermistors and their fields of application; The choice of operating regimes for semiconductor thermistors; Certain types of semiconductor thermistors; Indirectly heated thermistors; Practical experience with thermistors of types ShT-1 and T-8; The application of semiconductors in computers for the construction of functional quadrupoles; Photoresistors and their basic parameters; PbO photoresistors; Metallurgical photoresistor photorelays; Applications of the hall effect in semiconductors; Experimental examination of detector-type current-measuring devices using point-contact and planar germanium diodes; Some possibilities of temperature self-compensation in rectifier voltmeters; Protective and automation relays using semiconductor rectifiers; Modulation of infrared rays by electric current in a germanium diode; Thermoelectric cooling and its use in instrument design; Variconds and their field of application; An investigation of the operation of variconds.

Descriptors :   (*SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES, INSTRUMENTATION), USSR, THERMISTORS, COMPUTERS, SEMICONDUCTORS, MEASURING INSTRUMENTS, SEMICONDUCTOR DIODES, CERAMIC CAPACITORS, RECTIFIERS, GERMANIUM

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE