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PN Junction Lab Exercise: Non-Idealities in a PN Diode

By Dragica Vasileska1, Gerhard Klimeck2

1. Arizona State University 2. Purdue University

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This exercise explores the behavior of a non-ideal diode in which the generation-recombination mechanisms in the depletion region, high levels of injection, and series resistance effects can significantly affect the diode behavior.

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  • Dragica Vasileska; Gerhard Klimeck (2009), "PN Junction Lab Exercise: Non-Idealities in a PN Diode,"

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