Semiconductor diode – Electronic device – Readyzone

Semiconductor diode The semiconductor diode is formed by simply bringing n- and p-type materials together (constructed from the same base—Ge or Si), as shown in Fig. 1. At the instant the two materials are “joined” the electrons and holes in the region of the junction will combine, resulting in a lack of carriers in the region near the junction. This region of uncovered positive and…

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Ideal diode – Electronic Device – Readyzone

Ideal Diode The first electronic device to be introduced is called the diode. It is the simplest of semiconductor devices but plays a very vital role in electronic systems, having characteristics that closely match those of a simple switch. It will appear in a range of applications, extending from the simple to the very complex. In addition to the details of its construction and…

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