Reverse Bias PN Junction

Reverse Bias PN Junction: When an external bias voltage is applied to a pn-junction, positive to the n-side and negative to the pride, electrons from the n-side are attracted to…

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Theory of PN Junction Diodes Articles

Theory of PN Junction Diodes Articles: Diode Failure Modes and Causes: We would certainly like for solid-state components to be 100% reliable but this is unfortunately not true. All solid-state…

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Ebers Moll Model for PNP Transistor

Ebers Moll Model for PNP Transistor: Device modelling aims at relating physical device parameters to device terminal characteristics. Device modelling is especially important for integrated circuits, since simple and accurate…

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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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PN Diode Switching Times

PN Diode Switching Times: A P-N junction diode may be used as an electrical switch. The electrical circuit can be made 'on' and 'off' by forward biasing or reverse biasing…

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Terminal Characteristics of Junction Diodes

Terminal Characteristics of Junction Diodes: The volt-ampere characteristic of a silicon junction diode is depicted in Fig. 7.14. The same Terminal Characteristics of Junction Diodes is depicted in Fig. 7.15…

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