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John Sidles

Bias voltage parameter doesn’t work?

No matter what parameter is entered for the bias voltage, the integrated potential is 0.6 volts.

If it’s a bug, it’s a serious one.

If it’s a feature … what am I missing?

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    Gokula Kannan

    Hi John, I do not think it is a bug. I am guessing you are talking about the Electrostatic potential(at equilibrium) – this actually refers to the conduction band potential of the P-N junction at equilibrium. And this difference at equilibrium will change only if the doping of the P and/or N-type is changed. You can try changing the doping, and you will see this potential decrease or increase based on how the fermi level moves for those doping values.

    You can look at the CV or IV characteristics or other Bias (non-equilibrium) plots to see the voltage bias range for the values you specified.

    Thanks, gokul

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    Biasing in gadgets implies setting up predetermined voltages or streams for different purposes of an electronic circuit to establish legitimate working conditions in electronic segments. Numerous electronic gadgets, for example, diodes, transistors, and vacuum tubes, whose capacity is handling time-changing (AC) flag likewise require an enduring (DC) current or voltage to work accurately an inclination.

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