Codebook Abbreviations

 


Device data abbreviations

amp

amplifier

atten

attenuator

a

anode

b

base

bi, bid bidirectional

c

cathode

ca

common anode

cc

common cathode

comp

complement

d

drain

dg

dual gate

dtr digital transistor (see codebook introduction)

enh

enhancement (mode - FETs)

fet

field effect transistor

fT

transition frequency

GaAsfet

Gallium Arsenide field effect transistor

g

gate

gnd

ground

gp

general purpose

hfe

small signal current gain

i/p

input

Id

drain current

Ig

gate current

Ir

reverse leakage current (diodes)

jfet

junction field effect transistor

MAG

maximum available gain

max

maximum

min

minimum

mmic microwave minature integrated circuit
modamp modular amplifier - an mmic amplifier

mosfet

metal oxide insulated gate fet

n-ch

n-channel fet (any type)

npn

npn bipolar transistor

o/p

output

p-ch

p-channel fet (any type)

pin

pin diode

pkg

package

pnp

pnp bipolar transistor

prot

protection, protected (as in mosfet gate)

res

resistor

RET

resistor equipped transistor(s) R1 = base res, R2 = base -emitter res

s

source

ser

series

Si

silicon

substr

substrate

sw

switch or switching

tvs transient voltage supressor
uni unidirectional

Vce

collector - emitter voltage (maximum)

Vcc

collector supply voltage

Vs

source voltage

Manufacturer abbreviations

Agi

Agilent (was HP)

Ava Avago (was Agilent/HP)
BCD BCD Semiconductor
CSC Central Semiconductor Corp
Dio Diodes Inc

Fch

Fairchild

HP

Hewlett-Packard (Now Agilent)

Inf Infineon (was Siemens)

ITT

ITT Semiconductors

KEC

 

Korean Electronics Corporation

MC

Mini-Circuits

Mot

Motorola (now ON Semiconductors)

Nat

National Semiconductor

Nec

NEC

NJRC New Japan Radio Co
NXP NXP (was Philips)
ON ON Semiconductors (was Motorola)

Phi

Philips

Roh

Rohm

San

Sanyo

SGS

SGS-Thompson

Sie

Siemens (now Infineon)

Sil

Siliconix (Vishay-Silliconix)

Tem

Temic Semiconductors

Tfk

Telefunken (Vishay-Telefunken)

Tok

Toko Inc.

Tos Toshiba
Vis Vishay Semiconductor (was Gen Semi, Tfk, Sil etc)

Zet

Zetex


Last Updated on 16/06/15
By GM4PMK