Glossary of Terms Common Mode Choke

Glossary of Terms:

AC Current:
Maximum AC line current through the choke windings.

DC Current:
Maximum DC current through coil windings.

EMI Frequency Range:
Frequency range of interference the choke is to filter.

Hipot:
Maximum isolation voltage from winding to winding or winding to core / ground.

Hipot Duration:
Length of time in seconds to test device at the hipot voltage.

Inductance:
Inductance of one winding.

Leakage Inductance:
Represents energy stored in non-magnetic regions between windings, caused by imperfect flux coupling.

Line Frequency:
Frequency of line power applied to windings.

Required finished dimensions:
The dimensions of the space allotted for the choke.

Voltage:
Voltage between windings.

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