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zepp

  • 2 years ago

AAAAHHH DIODES

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  1. zepp
    • 2 years ago
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  2. zepp
    • 2 years ago
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    If the diode is in the right direction, then the current will flow through it, if not, it won't, correct?

  3. Pac1f1cIslander
    • 2 years ago
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    I'm thinking...burnt orange...

  4. zepp
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  5. zepp
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    And normally, a diode works this way, but in the drawing above, the current would technically not flow in the diode.. |dw:1343337901676:dw|

  6. zepp
    • 2 years ago
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    @agentx5

  7. agentx5
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    Keep in mind that "conventional current" is reverse to what the electrons actually do. :-)

  8. agentx5
    • 2 years ago
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    Diodes are like one-way valves in a water pipeline system. They put up extreme resistance if you go the wrong way.

  9. agentx5
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    Question for you @zepp, do you know which charges the anode and cathode has, respectively?

  10. agentx5
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  11. agentx5
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    "conventional current" = the direction of positive charge flowing around a circuit

  12. agentx5
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    Still confused @zepp ? Look at page 3 of this document ;-) http://ww1.microchip.com/downloads/en/appnotes/00905a.pdf

  13. zepp
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    |dw:1343339611472:dw| So the 'real current' flows like this?