PN junction diode

[fullwidth backgroundcolor=”” backgroundimage=”” backgroundrepeat=”no-repeat” backgroundposition=”left top” backgroundattachment=”scroll” video_webm=”” video_mp4=”” video_ogv=”” video_preview_image=”” overlay_color=”” overlay_opacity=”0.5″ video_mute=”yes” video_loop=”yes” fade=”no” bordersize=”0px” bordercolor=”” borderstyle=”” paddingtop=”20px” paddingbottom=”20px” paddingleft=”0px” paddingright=”0px” menu_anchor=”” equal_height_columns=”no” hundred_percent=”no” class=”” id=””][title size=”1″ content_align=”left” style_type=”single” sep_color=”” class=”” id=””]PN junction diode.[/title][youtube id=”HE3coxsSb-A” width=”600″ height=”350″ autoplay=”no” api_params=”” class=””][fusion_text]When you take an n type semiconductor and put it next to a p type semi conductor magic happens.  We get a diode, which is essentially an electrical valve.  It allows current to flow one direction but not the other.

Diodes are extremely useful in electronics and are also the basis for transistors.

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Comments on PN junction diode

  1. Jason George says:

    I am a great Electrician considering never went to school and everything I know is ojt. I always wanted to learn the schooling side of it. Thanks for sharing your knowledge and I look forward to learning more from your videos and posts. BTW I can’t get the video for Electronics #3 PN Diode to load.
    Thanks again, Jason George

    1. Chad says:

      Thanks Jason I will look into that right away.

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