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A device containing light-emitting and light-sensitive components, used to couple isolated circuits.
- ‘Optocouplers were discovered right after photo-transistors, by combining a LED and photo-transistor in the same case.’
- ‘The GPS communicates with the camera via an optocoupler and an infrared emitter.’
- ‘These new optocouplers are ideal for a variety of industrial and consumer applications, such as plasma display panels, power supply and digital field bus isolation.’
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