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Zener Diodes – An Introduction To Analog Electronics

Posted September 19, 2013 by Chris

This week at PyroEDU we’re going to be adding another lesson to the Analog Electronics course, called Zener Diodes. Here’s a quick intro of what this PyroEDU lesson is all about:

The zener diode is a special type of diode that allows current to flow through it in either direction, however only at certain voltages. In this lesson we will learn how zener diodes affect AC and DC signals and perform some experiments to see those effects.

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