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Semiconductor documents and data from General Electric. Some entries are books scanned by John Atwood and uploaded to the Internet Archive.

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GE Sylvan & Gottlieb 1960 Tunnel Diodes as Amplifiers and Switches - An introduction, overview, and application examples of tunnel diodes.

GE 1961 Tunnel Diode Manual 1st Ed - The theory and application of tunnel diodes.

GE Gutzwiller & Howell 1965 Economy Power Semiconductor Applications - Seminar slides describing application of GE's new line of low-cost power semiconductors - mainly SCRs, Triacs, and UJTs.

GE Mungenast 1965 A Progess Report on Solid State Controls - IEEE conference paper on semiconductors in appliance controls. Highlights: triacs, plastic-packaged SCRs, and early ICs.

GE Dyer 1966 The Rating and Application of SCRs Designed for Switching at High Frequencies - Reprint of IEEE paper on the use of high frequency SCRs.

GE Hey 1966 Better Utilization of SCR Capability with AC Inductive Load - Improving performance of SCR controllers by adding a little inductance.

GE Morgan 1966 Basic Magnetic Functions in Converters and Inverters Including New Soft Commutation - Describes the interplay between magnetic devices(inductors, transformers, etc.) and SCRs and introduces the concept of "soft commutation".

GE Muth 1966 Using the Silicon Bilateral-Unilateral Switch - The silicon bilateral switch is a simple integrated circuit that emulates a 4-layer diode, but with identical behavior in both directions. Often used to trigger SCRs and triacs.