shaalaa.com | Semiconductor Intro
- Energy bandsin conductors;semiconductors and insulators (qual tative ideas only)
- Semiconductor diode - I-V characteristics in forward and reverse bias; diode as a rectifier;
- Special purpose p-n junction diodes: LED, photodiode, solar cell and Zener diode and their characteristics; zener diode as a voltage regulator.
- Junction transistor; transistor action; characteristics of a transistor and transistor as an amplifier (common emitter configuration); basic idea of analog and digital;signals Logic gates (OR, AND, NOT, NANO and NOR).