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1. Name the different types of extrinsic semiconductors. How are they obtained from the intrinsic semiconductors?

2. 3. (3pts.) Compare the forward and reverse V- I characteristics of rectifier diode with that of a Zener voltage regulator diode. (3pts.) A loaded Zener regulator is shown below with VZ = 10 V, IZK = 0.25 mA, and IZM = 49 mA. Assuming ZZ = 0 and VZ remains a constant 10 V over the range of current values, determine: a. The minimum and the maximum load currents for which the Zener diode will maintain regulation. (4pts.) b. The minimum and maximum value of RL that can be used? (3pts.)

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Considering the following network: A. What is the type of dc biasing circuit? (1pts.) B. Determine IBQ, ICQ, and VCEQ. (5pts.) C. Draw the dc load line and locate the Q-point commenting its position. (2pts.) D. What is the type of small signal amplifier configuration? (1pts.) E. Draw the ac equivalent circuit using Hybrid model. (2pts.) F. Calculate Zi, Zo, & Av. (6pts.) [take ro and rb ]

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a) Describe the differences between BJT transistors and FET transistors. (2pt.) b) Consider n-channel JFET, n-channel Enhancement-MOSFET and Depletion-MOSFET. Explain the basic differences in terms of construction and operation principles. (3pts.) Define the meaning of the following terms: (2pts.) a) Cutoff frequency b) Mid-range frequency (BW)

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The following is a circuit is a common emitter amplifier with ac = 100, rb 0 and r = 3.53K. Then determine: a) fLS and fLC cutoff frequencies. (4pts.) b) Which one of the above cutoff frequencies is the dominant cutoff frequency? (1pt.)

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Considering the following class A power amplifier circuit, if the input signal voltage results in a base current of 5 mA( rms) determine: a) Input Power, Output Power & Efficiency (4pts.) b) What do you suggest to improve the efficiency of this circuit?(1pt.)

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Compare and contrast Class A Power Amplifier with Class B Power Amplifiers. (3pts.)

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