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What is Zener Diode? - Physics

What is Zener diode?

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Zener diode: A Zener diode is a P-N junction diode intentionally manufactured to operate in breakdown region. It is symbolically represented as shown in the figure.

A breakdown for a given Zener diode depends upon doping level of P and N regions.

Concept: Zener Diode as a Voltage Regulator
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