Course 1: Modern Electronics » Lesson 6: The Diode

Lesson 1

Introduction to Modern Electronics

Lesson 2

Electricity

Lesson 3

The Resistor

Lesson 4

The Capacitor

Lesson 5

The Inductor

Lesson 6

The Diode

Lesson 7

The Transistor

Lesson 8

The Operational-Amplifier

Lesson 9

The 555 Timer

Lesson 10

Schematics and Datasheets

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Lesson 6: The Diode

Everyone seems to already be familiar with LEDs, however you need to understand what basic diodes are and how they operate before you can make the leap to understanding LEDs. This lesson uses both standard diodes and LEDs to perform some experiments, explain what diodes are and to understand why we use them.

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