Reverse Biased DiodesIf a voltage is placed on the cathode side of the diode that is greater than the voltage on the anode side,there will be no current through the diode. The diode will full source voltage dropped across it. Thismeans that a reverse-biased diode is an open circuit. All reverse-biased diodes will eventually allow somereverse current, but only when the reverse voltage is very high.
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course AUSV 1320 taught by Professor Johnkelly during the Winter '12 term at Weber.