Tunnel Diode Construction and Working

Tunnel Diode Construction and Working: Tunnel Diode Construction and Working - The tunnel diode (sometimes called the Esaki diode after its inventor, Dr. Leo Esaki) is a high conductivity, heavily…

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Tunnel Diode Parallel Amplifier Circuit

Tunnel Diode Parallel Amplifier Circuit: For operation as an amplifier, a tunnel diode must be biased to the center of its negative resistance region. Figure 21-17(a) shows the basic circuit…

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Tunnel Diode Operation and Characteristics

Tunnel Diode Operation and Characteristics: Tunnel Diode Operation - A tunnel diode (sometimes called an Esaki diode after its inventor, Leo Esaki) is a two-terminal negative resistance device that can…

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Tunnel Diode Applications

Tunnel Diode Applications: In all its Tunnel Diode Applications, the tunnel diode should be loosely coupled to its tuned circuit. With lumped components, this is done by means of a…

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Tunnel Diode Equivalent Circuit

Tunnel Diode Equivalent Circuit: The Tunnel Diode Equivalent Circuit, when biased in the negative-resistance region, is shown in Figure 12-18. At all except the highest frequencies, the series resistance and…

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What is Backward Diode?

What is Backward Diode? A tunnel diode designed to provide a small peak current (IP of the order of IV) may be employed to advantage in the reverse direction, for…

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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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