diode diode  /ˈdaɪ ˌoʊd/


  1. (n) a thermionic tube having two electrodes; used as a rectifier
  2. (n) a semiconductor that consists of a p-n junction


  1. Thousands of diodes, strung like glass beads on a network of wires, are needed to intercept Raytheon's beam.
  2. Cities can save energyand moneyby illuminating public spaces with LEDs, or light-emitting diodes.
  3. The tiny gallium arsenide diode, only 0.


  1. Diodes Incorporated Improves Power Density with Integrated High-Voltage Regulator Transistors

    Diodes Incorporated , a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic and analog semiconductor markets, today announced the monolithic integration of a transistor, Zener diode and resistor into a standard SOT89 package.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. HL63153AT Red Laser Diode

    Oclaro Inc. has introduced the HL63153AT, a high-power red laser diode that delivers 150-mW, single-transverse-mode optical output power at a 638-nm wavelength for display applications.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PhotonicsOnline

  3. Laser Diode Modules are designed to conserve space.

    Operating from 3–6 Vdc and -10 to +50°C, 11 mm dia x 49 mm long modules are ergonomically designed for integration into space-restricted applications. Modules combine OCLARO (Opnext) laser diode with externally adjustable optics, Panasonic aspherical glass lens, electronics, and anodized aluminum housing. Brass lens holder promotes smooth and accurate focusing by using fine pitched thread ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

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  1. "Simple in design and construction, the tilted-charge light-emitting diode offers an attractive alternative for use in high-speed signal processing, optical communication systems and integrated optoelectronics," said Professor Nick Holonyak Jr.,...
    on Jun 15, 2009 By: Nick Holonyak Jr Source: United Press International

  2. "Testing identified the glasses posed a vision hazard and should have carried a label warning wearers not to use the sunglasses while driving," Ms Burney said. "The sunglasses may affect the visibility of flashing blue light emitting diode...
    on Mar 3, 2008 By: Linda Burney Source: NEWS.com.au

  3. "I don't think anyone could have foreseen the difficulties we encountered in the production of the blue laser diode for the PlayStation 3, which ultimately delayed the launch of PlayStation 3. We were asking our teams to develop millions of...
    on Jan 8, 2007 By: Kazuo Hirai Source: IGN

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