Fast Recovery Diode (FRD)

Fast Recovery Diode (FRD): Fast recovery diode are designed to provide ultrahigh switching speed. The devices can be classified into two types : diffused P-N junction diodes and metal semiconductor…

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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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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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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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Construction and Working of Zener Diode

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 region in reverse bias…

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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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