junction diode

junction diode

[′jəŋk·shən ¦dī‚ōd]
(electronics)
A semiconductor diode in which the rectifying characteristics occur at an alloy, diffused, electrochemical, or grown junction between n-type and p-type semiconductor materials. Also known as junction rectifier.
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Fazi, "Nanosecond risetime pulse characterization of SiC [p.sup.+]n junction diode breakdown and switching properties," Materials Science Forum, vol.
Fazi, "Nanosecond risetime pulse characterization of SiC p+n junction diode breakdown and switching properties," Materials Science Forum, vol.
In general it is a solid-state p-n junction diode that gives light output after a forward bias voltage is applied to its terminals.
The temperature on the board can be measured by a temperature-dependant element such as a NTC/PTC resistor, a junction diode, etc.
An LED is a semiconductor junction diode, and its performance seldom deteriorates and deviates over its life.
Specific topics include semiconductor physics, the p-n junction diode, photon emission and absorption, solar cells, light emitting diodes, and organic semiconductors, OLEDS, and solar cells.
The P-N junction diode conducts in the direction shown and is part of the nonlinear load seen by the current source.
Some paper subjects are defect analysis in semiconductor materials based on p-n junction diode characteristics, electronic structure and doping effects of Ni and Co on a kink in the edge dislocation of BCC iron, peculiarities of discontinuous precipitation in the Pb-Sn alloy, and local vibrational modes of Zn-H-P in GaP, InP, and ZnTe.
The I-V characteristics over the temperature, for a P-N junction diode and a Schottky barrier diode, are similar in nature.
To create a p-n junction diode, the researchers work with materials at 55,000 times atmospheric pressure and at temperatures close to 1,700|C.