2480 Electronic Definition or Meaning for Tunnel Diodes

Definition for Tunnel Diodes


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By increasing the doping level of a back diode, we can get breakdown to occur at 0V. Furthermore, the heavier doping distorts the forward curve. A diode with this graph is called a tunnel diode.

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