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Power supplies - Semiconductors and Diodes - Rectifier circuits - Zenner diode - Voltage stabilizers - Switching power supplies - Voltage converters ©

Copyright © The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. Permission required for reproduction or display.  A zener diode is a special diode that has been optimized for operation in the breakdown region.  Voltage regulation is the most common application of a zener diode.  Fig. 27-25 shows the schematic symbol for a zener diode. Simple Zenner diode voltage stabilizer IC voltage regulators LM78XX and LM79XX series regulators XX=05, 06, 08/


Semiconductors, ICs and Digital Fundamentals. The Diode The semiconductor phenomena. Diode performance with ac and dc currents. Diode types: –General.

330 Zener Diode A Zener diode is designed through appropriate doping so that it conducts at a predetermined reverse voltage. –The diode begins to conduct and then maintains that predetermined voltage. The over-voltage and associated current must be dissipated by the diode as/arrow. –PNP – pointing in proudly. –NPN – not pointing in. The only operational difference is the source polarity. PNP NPN The Transistor Switch During the next two activities you will build a transistor switch and a transistor amplifier/


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voltage is more negative at the anode with respect to the cathode –no current will flow (unless breakdown voltage is achieved – zener diode) –acts like an open switch 8 Forward bias When a pn junction is forward-biased, current is permitted. The bias /.” Source : http://www.st-and.ac.uk/~www_pa/Scots_Guide/info/comp/passive/diode/diode.htmhttp://www.st-and.ac.uk/~www_pa/Scots_Guide/info/comp/passive/diode/diode.htm “The polarity of applied voltage which cant produce any current is called Reverse Bias.” 11 /


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). Current flows from the anode side to the cathode side. Voltage Regulation Diode (Zener Diode) It is used to regulate voltage, by taking advantage of the fact that Zener diodes tend to stabilize at a certain voltage when that voltage is applied in the opposite direction. Light Emitting Diode (LED) This type of diode emits light when current flows through it in the forward direction. Variable Capacitance/


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the depletion zone. Theory of PN junction diode Cond…  The depletion zone continues to act as an insulator, preventing any significant electric current flow. This is the reverse bias phenomenon.  However, if the polarity of the external voltage opposes the built/ Is Effect of temperature on PN junction diodes Effect of temperature on PN junction diodes Cond… Breakdown in PN junction diodes Breakdown in PN junction diodes Cond… PN diode Applications PN diode Applications Cond… Zener diode Zener diode Cond…


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the current but also controls LED brightness. 330 Zener Diode A Zener diode is designed through appropriate doping so that it conducts at a predetermined reverse voltage. –The diode begins to conduct and then maintains that predetermined voltage The over-voltage and associated current must be dissipated by the diode as heat 9V4.7V The Transistor (Electronic Valves)/ is to look at the arrow. –PNP – pointing in proudly. –NPN – not pointing in. The only operational difference is the source polarity. PNP NPN


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Vc common voltage Ad differential gain of the amplifier Ac common-mode gain of the amplifier Same Polarity Inputs Opposite Polarity Inputs If opposite polarity inputs applied to an op-amp are ideally opposite signals, Vi1= -Vi2 =Vs, the /reached. The breakdown voltage can range from 1V to 100V. Breakdown mechanisms include avalanche and zener tunneling. PN Junction Diode V-A Characteristic PN Junction Diode V-A Characteristic Current Equations • The forward bias current is closely approximated by where /


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vice versa. n p Depletion Region Majority carriers Lam Duong P-N Junction Diode Forward Biased n p if Depletion Region The behavior of a diode depends upon the polarity of the supply voltage. Under forward bias the depletion region is reduced in size/are exposed to light. Photodiodes are often used to sense light such as in an Opto-isolator. Zener Diode – Allows current in forward bias like a regular diode, but also in reverse bias if the voltage is larger than designed voltage, called the Breakdown voltage/


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magnitude with the reverse voltage until the avalanche or zener voltage Is reached.  The current in a forward –biased junction diode is due to the effect of majority and minority carriers. Once a diode is in a forward conduction mode and then its forward/ fig. If the current through D1 rises L1 increase and corresponding voltage of opposite polarity is include across inductor L2. The results is a low impendence path through diode D2 and current is shifted to D2. The inductors may generate voltage skips and/


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diode conducts current in the forward direction A forward biased diode conducts current as long as a high external bias voltage with correct polarity is applied Reverse Bias Extremely small current flows through the diode during/ strongly depends on temperature. or 2 V T is thermal voltage. Types of Diodes PN Junction Diode Zener Diode Light Emitting Diode Photodiode Schottky Diodes PIN Diodes Application of Diode Circuits Rectifier circuits  Half-wave rectifier  Full-wave rectifier Transformer with a /


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A: One which limits voltage output. single limiters employ one diode double limiters employ two diodes of opposite polarity linear range may be controlled via string of diodes and dc sources zener diodes may be used to implement soft limiting soft vs. hard / One which multiplies the amplitude of a wave or signal by two. How? 4.7 Special Diodes Schottky-Barrier Diode or Schottky Diode metal and moderately doped semiconductor junction current flows from metal to semiconductor current is conducted by majority/


Lecture 3. SMART Funded by The National Science Foundation Diode A diode is an semiconductor component that, in general, will pass current in only one.

4 Voltage Dropper SMART Funded by The National Science Foundation Zener Diode Acts as a pn-junction diode but it also has the ability to conduct in the reverse-biased direction when a specific breakdown voltage is reached SMART Funded by The National Science Foundation LED Light-emitting diode Semiconductor Has polarity SMART Funded by The National Science Foundation LEDs SMART Funded by The National/


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V 0; Built in potential EE105 Fall 2011Lecture 6, Slide 3Prof. Salahuddin, UC Berkeley Reverse Breakdown Mechanisms a)Zener breakdown occurs when the electric field is sufficiently high to pull an electron out of a covalent bond (to generate/ Dynamic Resistance) EE105 Fall 2011Lecture 6, Slide 13Prof. Salahuddin, UC Berkeley Diode Model Summary EE105 Fall 2011Lecture 6, Slide 14Prof. Salahuddin, UC Berkeley Bi-Polar Junction Transistors EE105 Fall 2011Lecture 6, Slide 15Prof. Salahuddin, UC Berkeley Reverse/


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-). Current flows through the diode. This condition is called forward bias. DIODES FIGURE 14-7 Diode symbol and electrode names. FIGURE 14-6 Diode connected with reversed polarity. No current flows across the junction between the P-type and N-type material. This connection is called reverse bias. ZENER DIODES A zener diode is a specially constructed diode designed to operate with a reverse-bias current. Zener diodes can be constructed for/


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DIODES FIGURE 14-6 Diode connected with reversed polarity. No current flows across the junction between the P-type and N-type material. This connection is called reverse bias. FIGURE 14-7 Diode symbol and electrode names. Automotive Electricity and Electronics, 2/e By James D Halderman © 2009 Pearson Education, Inc. Pearson Prentice Hall - Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458 ZENER DIODES A zener diode is a specially constructed diode/


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photodiodes   Discuss the basic characteristics of the current regulator diode, the pin diode, the step-recovery diode, the tunnel diode, and the laser diode. Introduction The basic function of zener diode is to maintain a specific voltage across its terminals within given limits/ transistors for most of this discussion, there is basically no difference in its operation with exception to biasing polarities. Analysis for each part of the circuit is no different than npn transistors. Base Bias This type of/


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when above breakdown voltage http://www.evilmadscientist.com/2012/basics-introduction-to-zener-diodes/ 41. Uses of Zener Diodes Since the voltage dropped across a Zener Diode is a known and fixed value, Zener diodes are typically used to regulate the voltage in electric circuits. Using a/uses both parts of the AC sine wave, both positive and negative, to produce a DC output with a single polarity. Half-wave rectification A type of current conversion that uses only one half of an AC waveform to convert into/


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arrow. PNP – pointing in proudly. NPN – not pointing in. The only operational difference is the source polarity. PNP NPN The Transistor Switch During the next two activities you will build a transistor switch and a transistor /G7A09) Schematic symbol for: Field Effect Transistor. Practical Circuits  Symbol 5 in figure G7-1 represents a Zener diode. (G7A10) Schematic symbol for: Zener Diode. Practical Circuits Symbol 2 in figure G7-1 represents an NPN junction transistor. (G7A11) Schematic symbol for:/


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capacitive reactance, inductive reactance, and impedance in series and parallel circuits. Alternating Current  Alternating current simply means that the polarity of the voltage source alternates back and forth.  Alternating current can be generated with either an alternator (and alternating /A switching regulator produced little heat and can work with high input voltages. A simple regulator The zener diode is chosen to be 0.7 volts higher than the desired output frequency. The transistor parameters are /


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reserved. Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory, 10/e Robert L. Boylestad and Louis Nashelsky Zener Resistor Values 19 If R is too large, the Zener diode cannot conduct because the available amount of current is less than the minimum current rating, / for DC operated circuits –Battery Charging Circuits Simple Diode Circuits –Protective Circuits against –Overcurrent –Polarity Reversal –Currents caused by an inductive kick in a relay circuit Zener Circuits –Overvoltage Protection –Setting Reference Voltages 20


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are “low noise” devices Others can operate from a single polarity source. If the input transistors are replaced with FETs, the /Zener diode is not exceeded the voltage across the diode is kept at the breakdown voltage. These diodes are very commonly used for voltage regulation and other purposes. The Zener diode Reference zener diode A Zener diode specifically designed for voltage reference (called reference Zener diode) The breakdown voltage is kept constant and Temperature compensated using two diodes/


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.1V10V11V12V13V 15V16V18V20V22V24V27V30V 33V36V39V43V47V51V56V62V Zener Diodes with different voltages and power ratings 26 Prof. Iqbal A. Khan, EED, UQU V rms = 1.11 V av rms and average relationship: Form Factor = 27 Prof. Iqbal A. Khan, EED, UQU Diode Clippers series clipper The diode in a series clipper “clips” any voltage that does not forward bias it: A reverse-biasing polarity A forward-biasing polarity less than/


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following symbol, where the arrow indicates the direction of positive current flow. Diodes Historical perspective: Vacuum tube diode, Cat’s whisker. Modern devices: p-n junction diode, Schottky diode, Zener diode, Tunnel diode, Varactor, etc. P-N Junction Created by bringing together a p/ rectification. Half-wave Rectification Simplest process used to convert ac to dc. A diode is used to clip the input signal excursions of one polarity to zero. Full-wave Rectification The output of a full- wave rectifier is /


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ammeter in series with the component through which you’d like to know the current. I Note that ammeters have polarity. Make sure you connect the + and - leads so that the current will flow through the meter from + to/Diode Characteristics +IF +IF “Regular” Diode Zener Diode zener point -40 -20 -40 -20 +VF +VF 1 2 3 1 2 3 Constant breakdown voltage Reverse breakdown No current flows Forward bias Zener diodes work like “regular” diodes except that when the reverse breakdown voltage is reached, the zener diode/


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an ohmmeter. Diode Testing Digital MM Figure: DMM diode test on a properly functioning diode. Diode Testing – Defective diode Digital MM (Testing Defective Diode) Diode failed open: get open circuit reading (2.6 V) or ‘OL’ Diode is shorted: get 0 V reading in both forward and reverse bias test. Diode Notation Zener Diode Figure: Characteristics of Zener region. Figure: Conduction direction: (a) Zener diode (b) semiconductor diode (c) resistive element. Zener Zener Region The Zener region is/


Automotive Electricity and Electronics, 2/e By James D Halderman © 2009 Pearson Education, Inc. Pearson Prentice Hall - Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458 Automotive.

D Halderman © 2009 Pearson Education, Inc. Pearson Prentice Hall - Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458 FIGURE 14-8 A zener diode blocks current flow until a certain voltage is reached, then it permits current to flow. Automotive Electricity and Electronics, 2/ By James D Halderman © 2009 Pearson Education, Inc. Pearson Prentice Hall - Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458 FIGURE 14-34 Polarity is marked on this capacitor with arrows. Automotive Electricity and Electronics, 2/e By James D Halderman © 2009 Pearson Education,/


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