EE 201 Circuits G. Tuttle

Diodes practice problems
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Read the diode class notes.


For the circuit shown,

  • R = 10 kΩ
  • VS = 7 V

The saturation current parameter for the diode is IS = 6.0e-15 A.

Use the exact diode equation to find to find iD, vD, and vR. (This requires using iteration.)

Assume room temperature operation. (kT/q = 0.0258 V).

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