ampere ampere

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a former unit of electric current (slightly smaller than the SI ampere)
  2. (n) the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

Usage(s):

  1. There the loose wire apparently completed the circuit to his earphones, may have carried through his head more than a full ampere of current.
  2. If the skin were broken, one might be electrocuted on 25 or 50 volts, on currents as low as one ampere.
  3. A current of one ampere is a flow of 6,281 billion billion electrons per second past a given point.

News

  • IXYS Introduces an Anode Gated Thyristor Technology Platform

    BIEL, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IXYS Corporation (NASDAQ: IXYS), a leader in power semiconductors and integrated circuit technologies for energy efficient products used in power conversion and motor control applications, announced today a new Anode Gated Thyristor (AGT) Technology Platform. The first product derived from this new Technology Platform is the CLB30I1200HB, a 30 ampere, 1200 ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire

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