Switching Diode in Electronics

Switching Diode in Electronics: In discussing the rectifier diodes, the importance of reducing the reverse-bias current and the power losses under forward bias to the minimum was emphasized. But in…

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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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Equivalent Circuit of a Diode

Equivalent Circuit of a Diode: It is usually advantageous to replace a device or system by its equivalent circuit. An equivalent circuit of a device or a system is a…

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Diode as a Circuit Element

Diode as a Circuit Element: Diode as a Circuit Element - The P-N junction diode is considered as a circuit element. One of the most important application of diode is…

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Series Diode Configurations with DC Inputs

Series Diode Configurations with DC Inputs: The approximate models discussed in preceding section are used for investigation of a number of series diode configurations with dc inputs. This establishes a…

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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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