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Definition for avalanche effect


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AVALANCHE EFFECT
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avalanche effect

a phenomenon that occurs for large reverse voltages across apn junction. The free electrons are accelerated to such high speeds that they can dislodge valence electrons. When this happens, the valence electrons become free electrons that dislodge other valence electrons.

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