## Diode Current Equation, Example, and Calculator

Diode current can be expressed by an equation called diode current equation. The current equation depend on dark saturation current, the charge of an electron, externally applied a voltage …

## 3 Methods of testing a diode with multimeter and oscilloscope

Testing a diode with a digital multimeter in two ways, diode testing portion, and ohmmeter. A diode test is considered passed if it shows low resistance/voltage drop on forward …

## Voltage Multipliers: Voltage Doubler, Tripler and Quadrupler

Voltage Multipliers are electric circuits to increase the voltage by a factor of two, three or four in case of Voltage Doubler, Tripler or Quarple respectively. The Voltage multiplier …

## Full Wave Bridge Rectifier operation with Capacitor Filter

The Bridge type full wave rectifier can convert an AC to DC by the mean of four diodes in such configuration that the output peak voltage remains equal to …

## Center Tapped Full Wave Rectifier with capacitor filter

A center tapped rectifier converts AC voltage to a DC voltage by the means of center tap transformer and two diodes. The output DC voltage of the rectifier is …

## Halfwave Rectifier with Capacitor Filter and Ripple Factor Calculation

Rectifiers are the circuit which converts AC Voltage to DC voltage. The half wave rectifier is the simplest type of rectifier with a single diode. The output of the …

## Forward & Reverse Bias of Diode Explained by V-I Characteristic Curves

A diode can be connected in forward and reverse bias with a source. In Forward bias connection, a diode conducts current like a closed switch. Where in reverse bias, …

## Depletion Region formation in PN Junction diode and potential barrier

At the time of developing the PN junction diode, the depletion region is formed. Where free electrons and hole cross the conjunction between P- and N-region and recombine.

## What is Intrinsic and Extrinsic SemiConductor: P and N-Type Explained

A semiconductor is a type of electrical material, which is used in electronic devices like PN junction diode, transistor and many more a replacement for a vacuum tube. The …

## Difference between electrical conductor, semiconductor and insulator

Based on electrical resistivity, a material can be divided into three types: conductor, insulator, and semiconductor.