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Homework Help: Diode Forward Bias characteristics

  1. Oct 2, 2011 #1
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    Revered members,
    From the options given, i think the answer is ON switch, because when the input is low, that is when the applied voltage is below the breakdown voltage(0.7 V for Silicon) the current is low and when the applied voltage is equal or above the breakdown voltage, there is saturation.
    Am I correct?
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data



    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     

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  3. Oct 2, 2011 #2

    NascentOxygen

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    Yes.

    I don't like the question, but I suppose it does test whether you understand the concept.
     
  4. Oct 2, 2011 #3
    Thanks a lot Nascent Oxygen
     
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