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Homework Help: Diode Circuit

  1. Dec 2, 2012 #1
    Is there any current flow through the diode in this circuit (attached) ?

    My initial answer was that there was none but then again I just wanted to confirm because all the other questions don't have any current flowing through them either. Looked fishy/

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  3. Dec 2, 2012 #2


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    The lower cable has the lowest potential in the circuit, there is no way how current could flow through the diode in this setup.
  4. Dec 2, 2012 #3

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    No current. The cathode is biase + with resect to the anode, right?
  5. Dec 3, 2012 #4


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    Has any data for the diode been provided? For example an IV curve that might tell you what the reverse breakdown voltage is?
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