TITLE

Hot-Swap Controller Creates A Flexible Current Limiter

AUTHOR(S)
Vassalli, Luca
PUB. DATE
February 2001
SOURCE
Electronic Design;02/19/2001, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p136
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes a flexible current limiter using a hot-swap controller integrated circuit. Adjustments on the external metal oxide semiconductor field-effect transistors and sense resistors; Addition of thermal protection.
ACCESSION #
4118616

 

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