|Radio and Electronics (DED Philippinen, 66 p.)|
|9. ACTIVE COMPONENTS -1- DIODES|
|9.2. THE PN-JUNCTION OR DIODE|
There are special diodes which are not destroyed if connected in reverse direction if the voltage is reaching the break down voltage. This type of diodes is called zenerdiode and it is used for stabilization. Its symbol and characteristics is shown in fig. 89d.