What is the most useful characteristic of a Zener diode?
What is an important characteristic of a Schottky diode as compared to an ordinary silicon diode when used as a power supply rectifier?
What special type of diode is capable of both amplification and oscillation?
What type of semiconductor device is designed for use as a voltage-controlled capacitor?
What characteristic of a PIN diode makes it useful as an RF switch or attenuator?
Which of the following is a common use of a hot-carrier diode?
What is the failure mechanism when a junction diode fails due to excessive current?
Which of the following describes a type of semiconductor diode?
What is a common use for point contact diodes?
In Figure E6-3, what is the schematic symbol for a light-emitting diode?
What is used to control the attenuation of RF signals by a PIN diode?
What is one common use for PIN diodes?
What type of bias is required for an LED to emit light?