Linear Diode Detector or Envelope Detector

Linear Diode Detector or Envelope Detector: Diode detection is called the envelope detection as it recovers the audio frequency signal envelope from the composite signal. Diode detector is also called…

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Zener Diode Application

Zener Diode Application: Zener diodes have numerous applications in transistor circuitry. Some of their common Zener Diode Application are explained below. 1. Zener Diode as a Voltage Regulator: Voltage regulation is…

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PN Junction Diode Applications

PN Junction Diode Applications: An ideal PN Junction Diode Applications is a two terminal polarity sensitive device that has zero resistance (i.e., diode conducts) when it is forward biased and…

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Diode Applications Articles

Diode Applications Articles: Clamping Circuit : Negative and Positive Voltage Clamping Circuits – A clamping circuit, also known as a dc restorer, changes the dc voltage level of a waveform,…

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Shunt Clipping Circuits

Shunt Clipping Circuits: A positive Shunt Clipping Circuits is illustrated in Fig. 3-28(a). Here the diode is connected in shunt (or parallel) with the output terminals. When the input is…

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Diode Series Clipper Circuit

Diode Series Clipper Circuit: The function of a Diode Series Clipper Circuit (or limiter) is to clip off an unwanted portion of a waveform. This is sometimes necessary to protect…

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