Glossary Definition for Ideality Factor

Glossary Term: Ideality Factor 

Definition

A constant adjustment factor used to correct for discrepancies between an ideal PN junction equation and a measured device.
Synonyms
  • Ideal Factor
Keywords

Diode, Equation, Ideal, Non-Ideal
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