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ECE 65 UCSD Diode IV Characteristics Zener Diode Lab Report

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Answer-1:

Fig-1: Circuit diagram to determine the iv characteristics of general purpose diode in PSpice.

5.0V

0V

-5.0V
0s

0.5ms

1.0ms

1.5ms

2.0ms

2.5ms

V1(D1)
Time

Fig-1.1(a): Plot of vd (voltage across the diode) from fig.1 as a function of time

3.0ms

5.0V

0V

-5.0V
0s

0.5ms

1.0ms

1.5ms

2.0ms

2.5ms

3.0ms

V2(R1)
Time

Fig-1.1(b): Plot of vR1 from fig.1(a) as a function of time (Output)

4.91mA

3.75mA

2.50mA

1.25mA

0A
-0.53V

-0.40V

-0.20V

0V

0.20V

0.40V

I(D1)
V1(D1)

Fig-1.2: Plot of id (=

VR
R

) as a function of vd

0.60V

0.80V

1.00V

In fig.1.2, voltages ranging from -0.53V to 0V (Actually -5V to 0V, plot is zoomed for better
view) region is the reverse bias region and voltages ranging from 0V to 1V (Actually 0V to 5V,
plot is zoomed for better view) region is the forward bias region.

Answer-2: a. (Circuit Analysis)

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