Diodes Tutorial

Diode

Diodes Characteristics
What is the P Material of a Diode Called?
What is the N Material of a Diode Called?
How Does Current Flow Through a Diode?
What is a Diode Connected in Forward Biased?
What is a Diode Connected in Reverse Biased?
What is the Voltage Drop Across a Silicon Diode?
What is the Voltage Drop Across a Germanium Diode?
Bulk Resistance, rB, of a Diode
What is the Leakage Current of a Diode?
Diode Resistance- Explained
What is an Ideal Diode?

Diode Datasheet Specifications
Diode Specifications- Peak Current Rating
Diode Specifications- Peak Inverse Voltage

Types of Diodes
Types of Diodes
What is a Varactor?
What is a Protection Diode?
What is a Photodiode?
What is a Schottky Diode?
What is a Shockley Diode?
What is a Fast Recovery Diode?

Zener Diodes
What is a Zener Diode?
What is the Zener Voltage, VZ, of a Zener Diode?
What is the Resistance, RZ, of a Zener Diode?
What is the Current, IZM of a Zener Diode?
What is the Power Rating, PZM, of a Zener Diode?
Zener Diode I-V Characteristics Curve
How to Calculate the Maximum Current, IZM, of a Zener Diode
How to Build a Zener Diode Voltage Regulator
What is the Most Common Application of a Zener Diode?
Is the Zener Voltage Across a Zener Diode Perfectly Constant?

Laser Diodes
How to Build a Laser Diode Circuit

Troubleshooting Diodes
How to Test a Diode
How to Test a Zener Diode