Parametric and tunnel diodes.
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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English


  • Diodes, Semiconductor.,
  • Tunnel diodes.

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Bibliography: p. 237-253.

SeriesPrentice-Hall series in electrical engineering
LC ClassificationsTK7872.D6 C47
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 256 p.
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5909465M
LC Control Number64010745

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