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adjective being done, belonging to the time, concurrent, contemporaneous, contemporary, existent, existing, hic, immediate, in fashion, in style, in the fad, in vogue, instant, latest, latter day, new, occurring, of the moment, of the present, of this date, of tooays date, popular, present, present day, prevailing, recent, revised, stylish, topical, up to date, up to the minute, usitatus, widespread
Associated concepts: current account, current assets, current basis, current business expenses, current debts, current expenditures, current market value, current obligations, current operating expenses, current rate of exxhange, currently distributable
See also: common, customary, extant, familiar, instant, outflow, popular, present, prevailing, prevalent, rife, typical, usual

CURRENT, merc. law. A term used to express present time; the current month; i.e. the present month. Price current, is the ordinary price at the time spoken of. A printed paper, containing such prices, is also called a price current.
     2. Current, in another sense, signifies that which is readily received; as, current money.

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One way of decreasing the leakage current is increasing the threshold voltages of transistors.
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Using a new gate dielectric material, Toshiba has developed a CMOS transistor that reduces gate leakage current to a level only 1/1000 that of CMOS transistors with conventional gate dielectrics.
Electrical measurements that can be performed include forward voltage, forward current and leakage current, according to the company.
It offers high speed switching and low-level off state leakage current of only 10 pA, with the rated load voltage (40V).
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Although there are many challenges to reduce power of MCU used in these systems, with advances in the process generation, increasing of leakage current becomes problem as well as active power consumption.
GENEVA, May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STMicroelectronics , a world leader in protection devices, has introduced the SMM4F family of unidirectional Transil(TM) voltage surge-suppression diodes, which improves performance in three key areas by delivering high protection within a small footprint, reducing leakage current for low losses, and raising maximum junction temperature for enhanced reliability.