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High Voltage Chip Resistors

Resistor DesignHigh Voltage Chip Resistors

Many component engineers are faced with a circuit requirement calling for resistors having voltage ratings well above that associated with surface mount chip resistors, but below the level of conventional high voltage resistors which are generally available in sizes large enough to handle tens of kilovolts.

The resistors discussed in this paper are particularly attractive as an alternative to carbon composition resistors for higher voltage applications.

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F.M. Collins, W.M. Mathias



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