Definition of optocoupler in English:

optocoupler

Syllabification: op·to·cou·pler
Pronunciation: /ˈäptōˌkəplər
 
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noun

Electronics
  • A device containing light-emitting and light-sensitive components, used to couple isolated circuits.
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    • The GPS communicates with the camera via an optocoupler and an infrared emitter.
    • Optocouplers were discovered right after photo-transistors, by combining a LED and photo-transistor in the same case.
    • These new optocouplers are ideal for a variety of industrial and consumer applications, such as plasma display panels, power supply and digital field bus isolation.

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