Accession Number : AD0428717


Title :   20-VOLT AVALANCHE DIODES AS NOISE GENERATORS,


Corporate Author : HARRY DIAMOND LABS WASHINGTON D C


Personal Author(s) : Otley,K O


Report Date : 05 Nov 1963


Pagination or Media Count : 26


Abstract : Measurements of noise output and observations of noise spectrum were made on 20-v silicon avalanche diodes (often called Zener diodes) over the range of noise-producing voltage at -40, 75, and 160 F. Six types from five manufacturers were selected for this test. Each diode type evaluated was obtained from a single manufacturer. Among those tested, type lNl3l7A is believed most suitable for use as a noise generator, but planar diodes are preferred in all circuits in which a sufficiently high supply voltage is available. (Author)


Descriptors :   NOISE GENERATORS , MEASUREMENT , SILICON , VOLTAGE , TEMPERATURE , NOISE ANALYZERS , NOISE , TEST EQUIPMENT , ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT


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