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Introduction to P-N diode
‡ Outline
± Semiconductor
‡ intrinsic ‡ p-type, n-type (extrinsic)

± P-N diode
‡ depletion region ‡ I-V characteristic of diode

National Taiwan University semiconductor ‡ energy band structure : metal. is a pure semiconductor without any significant dopant species present. insulation ‡ An intrinsic semiconductor. also called an undoped semiconductor. n-type P-type (IIIA) (acceptor) N-type (VA) (donor) Energy band structure of different matters conductive band Eg metal Semiconductor Eg ~ 1~3 eV insulation energy gap valence band doping . semiconductor. ‡ doping (extrinsic semiconductor ) : p-type.

National Taiwan University P-N diode ‡ depletion region is due to P-N junction ‡ forward bias : smaller depletion region ‡ reverse bias : larger depletion region ‡ use the reverse voltage 500V for ES .

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P-N diode .

National Taiwan University semiconductor ‡ An intrinsic semiconductor. also called an undoped semiconductor or i-type semiconductor. is a pure semiconductor without any significant dopant species present. . ‡ An extrinsic semiconductor is a semiconductor that has been doped.

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