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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.)


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 ]



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)



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.)


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.)


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