Zener Diode
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A single pn junction, two terminal semiconductor diode reversed biased into breakdown caused by the Zener effect.

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 For class 438

FK Reading Ease
25.4

FK Grade Level
College
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  • A single pn junction, two terminal semiconductor diode reversed biased into breakdown caused by the Zener effect, by field emission of charge carriers in the device"s depletion layer.

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    For class 257

    FK Reading Ease
    17

    FK Grade Level
    Graduate School
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