Here is the intuitive, visual explanation of Diodes, PN junctions and device physics

Material Covered:

  • Intrinsic Silicon

  • Doped Silicon

  • Mechanisms for carrier motion

  • Putting together doped Silicon, “The PN Junction”

  • Diode Operation

  • Leakage Current in PN Junctions

  • The capacitance of a PN Junction

PN Junctions and Diodes Video

references: http://www.ece.utah.edu/~ccharles/ece5720/Intro.pdf




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