PN Junctions and Diodes

Here is the intuitive, visual explanation of Diodes, PN junctions and device physics

Material Covered:

  • Intrinsic Silicon
  • Doped Silicon
  • Mechanisms for carrier motion
  • Putting together doped Silicon, “The PN Junction”
  • Diode Operation
  • Leakage Current in PN Junctions
  • The capacitance of a PN Junction

 

references: http://www.ece.utah.edu/~ccharles/ece5720/Intro.pdf

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