Point Contact Diode Construction and Working

Point Contact Diode Construction and Working: The point contact diode is basically constructed by touching a metallic whisker to an exposed surface of an N-type semiconductor substrate. The semiconductor used…

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Zener Diode Terminals Articles

Zener Diode Terminals Articles: Construction and Working of Zener Diode: Zener diode, also sometimes called the breakdown diode, is a P-N junction diode specially designed for operation in the breakdown…

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What is Real Diode?

What is Real Diode? As already mentioned, an actual diode neither behaves as a perfect conductor when forward biased nor as a perfect insulator when reverse biased. When a diode…

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What is Diode Resistance?

What is Diode Resistance? What is Diode Resistance? - As already discussed, a forward-biased diode conducts easily whereas a reverse-biased diode restrains the flow of current, so a diode has…

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Schottky Barrier Diode

Schottky Barrier Diode: Schottky junctions have been shown and described throughout this chapter, in conjunction with various devices that use them in their construction in Figure 12-4. Accordingly it will…

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