Thu February 21, 2013 By:

what is zener diode?how it works and what are its applications?

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Fri February 22, 2013
Zener diode is a diode which works in reverse bias.
It is used in reverse biasing because in breakdown region the current changes many folds with a negligble change in voltage.sO That it could be used as a voltage regulator and we can take output voltage through load resistance .
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