A two-terminal semiconductor diode using tunneling electrons to perform high-speed switching operations.
- Leo Esaki is a Nobel Prize-winning physicist who invented the tunnel diode while working for the Sony Corporation in Japan.
- We are investigating tunnel diodes, which rectify the IR-frequency current waves in the antenna arms.
- Leading electronics publications begged for articles on tunnel diodes and rushed them into print.
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Syllabification: tun·nel di·ode
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