Diodes and LEDs

A diode is an electronic component which allows current flow in one direction only.

Semiconductor Concepts

  • Intrinsic & Extrinsic Semiconductors
  • P-type and N-type Semiconductors
  • PN Junction

Diode Types

  • Signal Diode
  • LED
  • Power Diode
  • Zener Diode
  • Schottky Diode
  • Photo Diode

Diode Applications

  • Half Wave Rectifier
  • Full-wave Rectifier
  • Clamping Diode
  • Polarity Protection Diode
  • Flywheel Diode / Flyback Diode

LED Applications

  • LED Indicator
  • Multi-colour LEDs
  • Flashing LED
  • Seven Segment Display
  • Bar Graph Display
  • Matrix Display
  • LED Signs
  • LED Torch
  • LED Lighting

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