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A zener diode has a voltage of 10 V and a current of 20 mA. What is the power dissipation?

[A]. 200 mW
[B]. 300 mW
[C]. 20 mW
[D]. 10 mW
[E]. None of the above

Answer: Option A


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Amit said: (Jan 25, 2020)  
10V*20mA = 200mW.

200 mW means that it will generate heat at this rate. And the energy consumed over time will be 200 mJ per second or 200 mWh per hour.

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