Current transfer ratio is comparable to BJT’s HFE or beta (β). This is the ratio of the optocoupler’s collector current to the forward current. Current transfer ratio is popular by its abbreviation CTR. CTR is simply the measure of the optocoupler’s transfer efficiency. If we recall the basics, optocoupler is a semiconductor device with a light source and a detector.
What is an Optocoupler? How Optocoupler works? These are just some of the questions I have before knowing this device. Opto coupler or opto isolator or photo coupler is an electronic device (a semiconductor) which is commonly used for signal isolation such as the primary and the secondary of a switching power supply. Its input circuit is a light source which is commonly a lightContinue reading