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  • n  an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current

  • Various electrical devices (conducting paints, tape resistors, paper-thin capacitors, etc.
  • Because the resistors and capacitors created in silicon integrated circuits are still not of high enough quality, the ICs are often combined in hybrid devices with tiny resistors .
  • As they are carried automatically down an assembly line, machines stamp out holes for tubes and condensers, attach wire jumpers and resistors to the boards, and trim wire leads .
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  • Vishay Intertechnology Announces Acquisition of MCB Industrie S.A., a Specialty Resistor Company
    Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. , one of the world's largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components, today announced the acquisition of MCB Industrie S.A., a manufacturer of specialty resistors for professional market segments.
    June 13, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
  • 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.
    June 13, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
  • Fusing Resistors feature pulse capability.
    With power rating of 1 W, TPR Series Temperature Protection Fusing Resistors safely interrupt open circuits up to 250 Vac and completely isolate circuit after quickly fusing to overload. Units feature pulse capability of wirewound resistors and are approved by UL1412 safety standards. Operating from -40 to +150°C with resistance values of 2 Ω to 10 kΩ at 5% tolerance, resistors are ...
    June 11, 2013 - ThomasNet

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