“Book/Definitions” Electrical Engineering Dictionary. Ed. Phillip A. Laplante Boca Raton: CRC Press LLC, 2000

Special Symbols

α-level set a crisp set of elements belonging to a fuzzy set A at least to a degree α Aα = {x ∈ X | µA (x) ≥ α} See also crisp set, fuzzy set. f hertz. common symbol for bandwidth, in

µ0 common symbol for permeability of free space constant. µ0 = 1.257 × 10−16 henrys/meter. common symbol for relative permeµr ability. ω common symbol for radian frequency in radians/second. ω = 2 · π · frequency. common symbol for positive transition θ+ angle in degrees. common symbol for negative transiθ− tion angle in degrees. common symbol for conduction anθcond gle in degrees. common symbol for saturation angle θsat in degrees. common symbol for FET channelθCC to-case thermal resistance in ◦ C/watt. common symbol for bipolar junctionθJ C to-case thermal resistance in ◦ C/watt. common symbol for Richardson’s A∗ constant. A∗ = 8.7 amperes · cm/◦ K BVGD voltage. BVGS voltage. See gate-to-drain breakdown

common symbol for gallium arrGaAs senide relative dielectric constant. rGaAs = 12.8. common symbol for silicon relative dielectric constant. rSi = 11.8.

rSi 0 0 r

symbol for permitivity of free space. = 8.849 × 10−12 farad/meter.

common symbol for relative dielectric constant. common symbol for DC to RF conηDC version efﬁciency. Expressed as a percentage. common symbol for power added efηa ﬁciency. Expressed as a percentage. common symbol for total or true efﬁηt ciency. Expressed as a percentage. common symbol for source reﬂecopt tion coefﬁcient for optimum noise performance.

See gate-to-source breakdown

dv/dt rate of change of voltage withstand capability without spurious turn-on of the device. Hci See intrinsic coercive force.

common symbol for excess noise in ne watts. ns h watts. common symbol for shot noise in

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nt common symbol for thermal noise in watts. 10base2 a type of coaxial cable used to...