HOMEWORK QUESTION 1
What are some differences between a LED and a rectifier diode?
LED emits light when conducting, whereas rectifier diode doesn’t emit.
LEDs are often used as light sources, and rectifier diodes are used in rectifying applications.
Materials used in rectifier diodes and LED’s have different properties.
HOMEWORK QUESTION 2
Which way does electrical current flow through a standard diode?
From anode to cathode
HOMEWORK QUESTION 3
What is the circuit symbol for an LED? for a standard diode?
This is the standard diode:http://www.google.es/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=& ... 4878062658
This is a Led:http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-rC1F8Ea4Qng/U ... symbol.png
HOMEWORK QUESTION 4
Which side of a diode component has a straight line marking, the cathode or anode? Why?
Cathode, because it is the negative side of the diode