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Homework Help: Question about zener diode

  1. Aug 28, 2012 #1
    Do u agree with the statement given in picture i have attached about zener diode. i have taken this snapshot from a book on electronic devices.

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  3. Aug 28, 2012 #2


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    I think that's how it's usually explained. Also, the temperature sensitivity has opposite signs for avalanche cf. zener, and around that 6v region the temperature sensitivity (mV/°C) is a minimum.
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