Drive high-voltage varactor diodes from just 5V

Hageman, Steve; Travis, Bill
March 1997
EDN;03/27/97, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p81
Trade Publication
Provides suggestions on how to connect two International Rectifier's PVI1050S in series to provide a 20-volts tuning drive for a varactor diode. Filtering of any radio frequency currents from getting back to the photovoltaic stack; Use of resistors, ferrite beads and feedthrough and bypass capacitors to limit any RF currents.


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