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p-n junction reverse bias current output

Discussion in 'Mathematics and Physics' started by Mad Max, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. Mad Max

    Mad Max New Member

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    HI,

    In relation to a p-n junction question.

    If you have a source voltage of 10V with one p-n junction and a resistor of 1.5kΩ what would the current be?

    I know that in reverse bias mode the voltage is 0v with a minuscule amount of current through the p=n junction but I’m not sure how to calculate it.(ohms law)
    The Diode has junction potential of 0.7V

    With a 10V input do you divide by -10 (breakdown voltage) or -30v , - 40v , -50v as the resistor would also be 0v????
     
    Last edited: Jan 28, 2014
  2. nsaspook

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