|JALT||Jitter attentuator limit trip|
|JBOD||Just a Bunch of Disks: An array of hard disks without a controller.|
|JEDEC||Joint Electron Device Engineering Council|
|JFET||A JFET, or junction field-effect transistor, or JUGFET, is a FET in which the gate is created by reverse-biased junction (as opposed to the MOSFET which creates a junction via a field generated by conductive gate, separated from the gate region by a thin insulator).
For example: A p-channel JFET would consist of a bar of p-type silicon with the "drain" at one end and the "source" at the other. Between these two terminals is some n-type material connected to a "gate". A positive voltage applied to the gate creates a "depletion field" which restricts current flow between the source and drain.
|Jitter||The slight movement of a transmission signal in time or phase that can introduce errors and loss of synchronization. More jitter will be encountered with longer cables, cables with higher attenuation, and signals at higher data rates. Also, called phase jitter, timing distortion, or intersymbol interference.
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|Joule||Joule (abbreviated J): A measurement of energy or work. In mechanical systems, it's the a force of one newton, moving an object a distance of one meter.
In electronics, it's the same amount of energy, in electrical units. One joule is one watt of power, applied for one second (a watt-second); or a coulomb of electrical charge raised to a potential of one volt.
|JPEG||Joint Photography Experts Group; more commonly, files that are compressed using the JPEG standard.|
|Junction Diode Sensor||The use of a PN junction on a silicon die for determining die temperature.|
|Junction FET||See JFET|
|Junction Temp Sensor||See Remote Temperature Sensor|
|Junction Temperature Sensor||See Remote Temperature Sensor|
|Just A Bunch of Disks||See JBOD|
|JVM||Java virtual machine.|