Voltage articles on Wikipedia
For other uses, see Voltage (disambiguation). "Potential difference" redirects here. For other uses, see Potential. Voltage, electric potential difference
Apr 17th 2017

Voltage regulator
A voltage regulator is designed to automatically maintain a constant voltage level. A voltage regulator may be a simple "feed-forward" design or may include
Feb 21st 2017

Voltage source
A voltage source is a two terminal device which can maintain a fixed voltage. An ideal voltage source can maintain the fixed voltage independent of the
Apr 28th 2017

High voltage
For other uses, see High voltage (disambiguation). The term high voltage usually means electrical energy at voltages high enough to inflict harm on
Apr 22nd 2017

Voltage regulator module
appropriate supply voltage, converting +5 V or +12 V to a much lower voltage required by the CPU, allowing processors with different supply voltage to be mounted
Nov 3rd 2016

Breakdown voltage
The breakdown voltage of an insulator is the minimum voltage that causes a portion of an insulator to become electrically conductive. For diodes, the breakdown
Mar 27th 2017

Voltage divider
input voltage (Vin). Voltage division is the result of distributing the input voltage among the components of the divider. A simple example of a voltage divider
Apr 24th 2017

High-voltage direct current
A high-voltage, direct current (HVDC) electric power transmission system (also called a power super highway or an electrical super highway) uses direct
Apr 25th 2017

Voltage clamp
membrane voltage at a set level. A basic voltage clamp will iteratively measure the membrane potential, and then change the membrane potential (voltage) to
Dec 27th 2016

Dynamic voltage scaling
circumstances. Dynamic voltage scaling to increase voltage is known as overvolting; dynamic voltage scaling to decrease voltage is known as undervolting
Oct 20th 2016

Voltage multiplier
A voltage multiplier is an electrical circuit that converts AC electrical power from a lower voltage to a higher DC voltage, typically using a network
Nov 1st 2016

Voltage-gated ion channel
Voltage-gated ion channels are a class of transmembrane proteins that form ion channels that are activated by changes in the electrical membrane potential
Feb 14th 2017

Low voltage
In electrical engineering low voltage is a relative term, the definition varying by context. Different definitions are used in electric power transmission
Apr 19th 2017

Extra-low voltage
Extra-low voltage (ELV) is an electricity supply voltage in a range which carries a low risk of dangerous electrical shock. There are various standards
Mar 17th 2017

Voltage-controlled oscillator
A voltage-controlled oscillator or VCO is an electronic oscillator whose oscillation frequency is controlled by a voltage input. The applied input voltage
Apr 27th 2017

Capacitor voltage transformer
capacitor voltage transformer (CVT or CCVT), is a transformer used in power systems to step down extra high voltage signals and provide a low voltage signal
Apr 25th 2017

Voltage drop
Voltage drop describes how energy is supplied of a voltage source that is reduced as electric current moves through the passive elements (elements that
Jan 27th 2017

Voltage spike
engineering, spikes are fast, short duration electrical transients in voltage (voltage spikes), current (current spikes), or transferred energy (energy spikes)
Mar 3rd 2017

Voltage-dependent calcium channel
Voltage-dependent calcium channels (VDCCs) are a group of voltage-gated ion channels found in the membrane of excitable cells (e.g., muscle, glial cells
Mar 10th 2017

CPU core voltage
CPU The CPU core voltage (VCORE) is the power supply voltage supplied to the CPU (which is a digital circuit), GPU, or other device containing a processing
Jul 7th 2015

Voltage-gated potassium channel
Voltage-gated potassium channels (VGKCs) are transmembrane channels specific for potassium and sensitive to voltage changes in the cell's membrane potential
Jan 20th 2017

Threshold voltage
The threshold voltage, also called the gate voltage, commonly abbreviated as Vth or VGS (th), of a field-effect transistor (FET) is the minimum gate-to-source
Mar 18th 2017

Transient-voltage-suppression diode
A transient-voltage-suppression (TVS) diode or thyrector is an electronic component used to protect electronics from voltage spikes induced on connected
Jan 9th 2017

Current–voltage characteristic
A current–voltage characteristic or IV curve (current–voltage curve) is a relationship, typically represented as a chart or graph, between the electric
Nov 25th 2016

High Voltage (1976 album)
High Voltage is the first internationally released studio album by AustralianAustralian hard rock band AC/DC. It contains tracks from their first two previous Australia-only
Mar 30th 2017

Voltage reference
A voltage reference is an electronic device that ideally produces a fixed (constant) voltage irrespective of the loading on the device, power supply variations
Jul 1st 2016

Voltage sag
A voltage sag (U.S. English) or voltage dip (British English) is a short duration reduction in rms voltage which can be caused by a short circuit, overload
Feb 12th 2017

Open-circuit voltage
Open-circuit voltage (abbreviated as OCV or VOC ) is the difference of electrical potential between two terminals of a device when disconnected from any
Mar 17th 2017

High-voltage cable
A high-voltage cable (HV cable) is a cable used for electric power transmission at high voltage. A cable includes a conductor and insulation, and is suitable
Mar 15th 2017

Low-voltage electron microscope
Low-voltage electron microscope (LVEM) is an electron microscope which operates at accelerating voltages of a few kiloelectronvolts or less. Traditional
Feb 15th 2017

Voltage-regulator tube
A voltage-regulator tube (VR tube) is an electronic component used as a shunt regulator to hold a voltage constant at a pre-determined level. Physically
Mar 1st 2017

Crank: High Voltage
Crank: High Voltage (billed as Crank 2: High Voltage in some regions and on DVD) is a 2009 American black comedy action film and the sequel to Crank. The
Mar 29th 2017

Voltage Pictures
Voltage Pictures is an American film financing, production and distribution company founded by producer Nicolas Chartier. The company's first financed
Apr 17th 2017

High voltage (disambiguation)
High voltage refers to a voltage of great magnitude. High voltage may also refer to: "High Voltage" (song), a 1975 AC/DC song High Voltage (1975 album)
Oct 31st 2016

High Voltage (1975 album)
High Voltage is the debut studio album by AustralianAustralian hard rock band AC/DC, released only in Australia, on 17 February 1975. In November 1973, guitarists
Apr 25th 2017

Cutoff voltage
In electronics, the cut-off voltage is the voltage at which a battery is considered fully discharged, beyond which further discharge could cause harm.
Apr 10th 2017

Voltage-sensitive dye
Voltage-sensitive dyes, also known as potentiometric dyes, are dyes which change their spectral properties in response to voltage changes. They are able
Apr 20th 2017

Danger! High Voltage
"Danger! High Voltage" is a song by American rock band Electric Six. It was released as the band's debut single and the lead single from their debut studio
Feb 16th 2017

Low-voltage differential signaling
Low-voltage differential signaling, or LVDS, also known as TIA/EIA-644, is a technical standard that specifies electrical characteristics of a differential
Jan 16th 2017

Constant-voltage speaker system
appropriately called high-voltage audio distribution systems. The voltage is constant only in the sense that at full power, the voltage in the system does not
Dec 30th 2016

Dual-voltage could refer to: Multi-system (rail), in which the trains are able to operate on more than one railway electrification systems Dual-voltage CPU
Mar 12th 2015

Capacitance–voltage profiling
CapacitanceCapacitance–voltage profiling (or CV profiling, sometimes CV profiling) is a technique for characterizing semiconductor materials and devices. The applied
Sep 27th 2016

Shaft voltage
to be confused with ground zero. For zero voltage ground or neutral, see Ground and neutral. Shaft voltage occurs in electric motors and generators due
Apr 29th 2016

High Voltage (song)
Not to be confused with Danger! High Voltage "High Voltage" is a song by AustralianAustralian hard rock band AC/DC. It was first released in Australia as a single
Apr 1st 2017

Voltage-gated proton channel
Voltage-gated proton channels are ion channels that have the unique property of opening with depolarization, but in a strongly pH-sensitive manner. The
Jan 14th 2017

Dual-voltage CPU
dual-voltage CPU uses a split-rail design to allow lower voltages to be used in the processor core while the external InputInput/OutputOutput (I/O) voltages remain
Jun 19th 2014

Constant voltage
Constant voltage may refer to: Constant voltage speaker system, a distributed speaker system Voltage source, electrical power source that regulate voltage to
Dec 24th 2015

Voltage graph
In graph-theoretic mathematics, a voltage graph is a directed graph whose edges are labelled invertibly by elements of a group. It is formally identical
Jan 31st 2016

Transient voltage suppressor
A transient voltage suppressor or TVS is a general classification of an array of devices that are designed to react to sudden or momentary overvoltage
Apr 24th 2017

Voltage-controlled filter
A voltage-controlled filter (VCF) is a processor, a filter whose operating characteristics (primarily cutoff frequency) can be controlled by means of
Jan 26th 2017

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