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Jim Granville
03/04/13 04:25
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#189538 - Wiki gives a hint
Responding to: Neha Saxena's previous message
Neha Saxena said:
What does CR indicates as reference designator for diode?


You mean why do some Schematics show CR1 (etc) for Diodes

Wiki : In 1874 German scientist Karl Ferdinand Braun discovered the "unilateral conduction" of crystals.[10] Braun patented the crystal rectifier in 1899

that suggests CR has the root in the terminology Crystal Rectifier

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TopicAuthorDate
What does CR indicates as reference designator for diode?      NEHA SAXENA      03/04/13 03:43      
   Where?      Andy Neil      03/04/13 04:00      
   Wiki gives a hint        Jim Granville      03/04/13 04:25      
      other roots      Joseph Hebert      03/04/13 05:49      
         re:op-amps      Jacob Boyce      03/04/13 07:16      

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