Electronic Devices - Two-Terminal Devices

Exercise :: Two-Terminal Devices - Filling the Blanks

1. 

In photodiodes, an increase in light intensity ________ the reverse current.

A. increases
B. decreases
C. maintains
D. None of the above

Answer: Option A

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2. 

The p-n junction of a tunnel diode is doped at a level from ________ to ________ times that of a typical semiconductor diode.

A. one, several
B. several, ten
C. more than ten, several hundred
D. one hundred, several thousand

Answer: Option D

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3. 

In general, silicon ________.

A. has a higher conversion efficiency
B. has greater stability
C. is less subject to fatigue
D. All of the above

Answer: Option D

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4. 

The response time for cadmium selenide (CdSe) is ________.

A. 100 ms
B. 50 ms
C. 25 ms
D. 10 ms

Answer: Option D

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5. 

Schottky diodes have ________.

A. quick response time
B. a lower noise figure
C. both quick response time and a lower noise figure
D. None of the above

Answer: Option C

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