Avalanche Breakdown Region

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Avalanche Transistor - History
... The first paper dealing with avalanche transistors was Ebers Miller (1955) the paper describes how to use alloy-junction transistors in the avalanche breakdown region, in order to overcome ... Therefore the very first applications of avalanche transistors were in switching circuits and multivibrators ... The introduction of the avalanche transistor served also as an application of Miller's empirical formula for the avalanche multiplication coefficient, first ...

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