Lecture 2_ Jan 12 2011-1

Lecture 2_ Jan 12 2011-1 - Chapter 3 Solid-State Diodes and...

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Chapter 3 Solid-State Diodes and Diode Circuits Lecture 2 Cover sections: 3.2-3.4, 3.9, 3.10
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Chapter Goals Understand diode structure and basic layout Explore various diode models including the mathematical model, the ideal diode model, and the constant voltage drop model Understand the SPICE representation and model parameters for the diode Define regions of operation of the diode (forward bias, reverse bias, and reverse breakdown) Apply the various types of models in circuit analysis Explore different types of diodes Discuss the dynamic switching behavior of the pn junction diode Explore diode applications Practice simulating diode circuits using SPICE Chap 3
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Diode Introduction A diode is formed by joining an n -type semiconductor with a p -type semiconductor. A pn junction is the interface between n and p regions. Diode symbol Chap 3.1
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Space-Charge Region Formation at the pn Junction Chap 3.1
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Diode Junction Potential for Different Applied Voltages Chap 3.2
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2011 for the course ECE 255 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Purdue.

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Lecture 2_ Jan 12 2011-1 - Chapter 3 Solid-State Diodes and...

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