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p-n junction

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(Electronics) electronics a boundary between a p-type and n-type semiconductor that functions as a rectifier and is used in diodes and junction transistors
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Noun1.p-n junction - the junction between a p-type semiconductor and an n-type semiconductor; "a p-n junction has marked rectifying characteristics"
tangency, contact - (electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact; "they forget to solder the contacts"
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Applying DC across the PN junction forces electrons in the n-type material and holes in the p-type away from each other on the cold side and towards each other on the hot side, carrying thermal energy with them.
However, (1) is valid only for sufficiently slow changes in voltage and current, when the concentration of charge carriers across the PN junction is always steady for each value of alternating signal.
In the case of TVS, the response of carriers of the PN junction diode is slower than the rise time of EMP signal.
The simulation accuracy has been checked by comparing the estimated resistance and capacitance valves obtained with this tool with those obtained by measurements of two PN junction varactors fabricated ad hoc.
The pn junction of the silicon diode is replaced by a metal-to-semiconductor contact in the Schottky rectifier.
Tenders are invited for Pn Junction Diode 1N4007 Having Capacity Of 1A, 100 Vrms, Make: Motorola, Fairchild, Te With Suitable Test Certificate.
Traditional LEDs use a wire bond to create an electrical pathway at the PN junction.
Analogous to a capacitor, the junction ca pacity of a PN junction is dependent on the cross-section surface and width of the junction.
Our beta sites have begun using the instrument to measure pn junction depth in two dimensions," says Erickson.
5, we succeeded in L optimisation and proposing an algorithm, but did not succeed mathematically to ensure the designed pn junction depth.