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# Experiment Title : Diodes

Course :

## Name of Student Signature Student Group Programme Year &

ID number Trimester

Date of Experiment :

Name of Lecturer :

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Lecturer
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Results

## 1.1 Silicon Diode Characteristics

i)
V1, V V0 I V1,V V0 I
0.60 0.72
0.64 0.74
0.68 0.76
0.70 0.77
(2 marks)
ii)
V0, V V1 I V0, V V1 I
5 20
10 25
15 30
(2 marks)

## 1.2 Zener Diode Characteristics

V0, V V1 I V0, V V1 I
5 20
10 25
15 30
(2 marks)

I vs V graph (3 marks)
1.3 Light Emitting Diodes

Yellow LED: Lights up V1 = ……… and calculate the diode current I = ……….. (1 marks)
Red LED: V1 = ………, I = ………… (1 marks)

1.4 Diode Clamping Circuit (use silicon diode for the experiments below)

i) Sketch the waveforms with proper scale and all the voltage levels indicated. (3 marks)

ii) Sketch the waveforms with proper scale and all the voltage levels indicated. (3 marks)
1.5 Diode Clipping Circuit

Sketch the waveforms with proper scale and all the voltage levels indicated (3 marks)

## 1.6 Half-wave Rectification

i) Sketch the waveforms with proper scale and all the voltage levels indicated (3 marks)
ii) Sketch the waveforms with proper scale and all the voltage levels indicated (3 marks)

## 1.7 Envelop Detector Circuit

Sketch the waveforms with proper scale and all the voltage levels indicated (3 marks)
1.8 Voltage Doubler

Sketch the waveforms with proper scale and all the voltage levels indicated (3 marks)

Discussions

## 1.1 Silicon Diode Characteristics

i) Estimate the diode barrier potential VB and bulk resistance, RB. Shows the steps. (4 marks)

ii) State the reason that caused the circuit behave like this. (2 marks)
1.2 Zener Diode Characteristics

Descript the behavior of the Zener diode from your result. (6 marks)

## 1.5 Light Emitting Diodes

Is the light up voltage and diode current the same for both LED? Explain why. (6 marks)

1.6 Diode Clamping Circuit (use silicon diode for the experiments below)

i) Describe your observation and explain the operation for 1.4(i). (6 marks)

ii) Describe your observation and explain the operation for 1.4(ii). (6 marks)

## Describe your observation and explain the operation. (6 marks)

1.6 Half-wave Rectification

i) Describe your observation and explain the operation for 1.6(i). (6 marks)

ii) Describe your observation and explain the operation for 1.6(ii). (6 marks)

## Total: /60 marks

Conclusion (8 marks)