Can we measure the potential difference of a p-n junction by putting a sensitive voltmeter across its terminals?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 18th Jun, 2014, 10:48: AM

Expert Answer:

No, because there are no free charge carriers in the depletion region .In the absence of any forward biasing it offers infinite resistance.

Answered by  | 18th Jun, 2014, 12:48: PM