Exercise: PIN Diode

By Dragica Vasileska1, Gerhard Klimeck2

1. Arizona State University 2. Purdue University

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This exercise will familiarize students with the operation of a PIN diode under the conditions of forward and reverse bias. It will be seen from the electric field plots under the condition of reverse bias that one can use this structure to generate a constant electric field region.

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  • www.eas.asu.edu/~vasilesk
  • Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck (2008), "Exercise: PIN Diode," http://nanohub.org/resources/4896.

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