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A bipolar device that permits a flow of electrons in only one direction.
Synonym(s): silicone diode.
[di- + -ode fr. anode, cathode]
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* placement of a Zener diode in a metal casing (Fig.
Zener Diode circuits without a white noise amplifier could not provide the signal levels reported in the literature as duplicated here in Figure 3.
As evident from the chart below, the Zener diode circuit has poor properties and it is listed here only for a comparison.
It consists of a parallel connected array of three 3.0 V 1N4728 Zener diodes serially connected to a 1.5 V battery and a 10 kOhm sense resistor.
The "Zener diode" unit was given in the third week, and both groups again underwent a 30-minute-long learning activity.
If the Zener diode voltage and the transistor base-emitter voltage are not constant with temperature but [R.sub.1] is constant over temperature, then the ideal resistor is,
Here we elaborate the very simple and cheap table-top gravitational wave experiments using Zener diode detectors, and reveal the implications for the nature of space and time, and for the quantum theory of "matter", and the emergence of the "classical world" as space-induced wave function localization.
A more recent experiment uses the current fluctuations in a reverse biased zener diode circuit.