Accession Number : ADD010083

Title :   Rectifier Circuit with Current Limiting.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Wong,Shu Kwong

Report Date : 05 Jan 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : This report concerns a self protecting rectifier circuit utilizing a magnetically or electromagnetically biased inductor to restrict current overloads in the circuit to safe levels. The inductor is wound on a saturable ferromagnetic core which is biased to a desired magnetic saturation point. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Rectifiers, *Limiter circuits, *Inductors, *Saturation, Nonlinear systems, Hysteresis, Alternating current, Circuits, Direct current, Diodes, Safety

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE