Write short notes on diode.

diode

Simplest and most fundamental non-linear circuit element. It is a two terminal device which only allows current to flow in one direction.

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Diode is made from semiconductor material like silicon or germanium. Diode may use as rectifier which convert AC to DC. It is a electronic component. It is two terminal device, one is anode and second is cathode. Diode conducts in one direction. Diode is made from P-type and N-type material. Diode have a PN junction.
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