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close this bookRadio and Electronics (DED Philippinen, 66 p.)
close this folder9. ACTIVE COMPONENTS -1- DIODES
close this folder9.2. THE PN-JUNCTION OR DIODE
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View the document9.2.1. PN-JUNCTION CONNECTED TO VOLTAGE
View the document9.2.2. CHARACTERISTICS OF A PN-JUNCTION OR DIODE
View the document9.2.3. ZENERDIODE

9.2.3. ZENERDIODE

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.


fig. 89d