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Current in Zener diode(Zener current) Solution

STEP 0: Pre-Calculation Summary
Formula Used
zener_current = (Initial Zener Voltage-Final Zener Voltage)/Resistance
Iz = (Vz-Vf)/R
This formula uses 3 Variables
Variables Used
Initial Zener Voltage - Initial Zener Voltage is the starting voltage of the Zener diode (Measured in Volt)
Final Zener Voltage - Final Zener Voltage is the voltage at which the depletion region completely vanishes. (Measured in Volt)
Resistance - Resistance is a measure of the opposition to current flow in an electrical circuit. Its S.I unit is ohm. (Measured in Ohm)
STEP 1: Convert Input(s) to Base Unit
Initial Zener Voltage: 10 Volt --> 10 Volt No Conversion Required
Final Zener Voltage: 10 Volt --> 10 Volt No Conversion Required
Resistance: 10 Ohm --> 10 Ohm No Conversion Required
STEP 2: Evaluate Formula
Substituting Input Values in Formula
Iz = (Vz-Vf)/R --> (10-10)/10
Evaluating ... ...
Iz = 0
STEP 3: Convert Result to Output's Unit
0 Ampere --> No Conversion Required
FINAL ANSWER
0 Ampere <-- Zener current
(Calculation completed in 00.016 seconds)

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Current in Zener diode(Zener current) Formula

zener_current = (Initial Zener Voltage-Final Zener Voltage)/Resistance
Iz = (Vz-Vf)/R

Which way does current flow through a Zener diode?

A Zener diode is a silicon semiconductor device that permits current to flow in either a forward or reverse direction. The diode consists of a special, heavily doped p-n junction, designed to conduct in the reverse direction when a certain specified voltage is reached.

Why is there sudden increase in current in Zener diode?

When Zener diode is connected in reverse bias, as applied voltage reaches at Zener breakdown voltage, due to rupture of bonds there is a sudden increase in current in Zener diode.

How to Calculate Current in Zener diode(Zener current)?

Current in Zener diode(Zener current) calculator uses zener_current = (Initial Zener Voltage-Final Zener Voltage)/Resistance to calculate the Zener current, Current in Zener diode(Zener current) rating, abbreviated Izt, is another current level that will guarantee the Zener voltage, but it is not a minimum value. Zener current and is denoted by Iz symbol.

How to calculate Current in Zener diode(Zener current) using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Current in Zener diode(Zener current), enter Initial Zener Voltage (Vz), Final Zener Voltage (Vf) and Resistance (R) and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Current in Zener diode(Zener current) calculation can be explained with given input values -> 0 = (10-10)/10.

FAQ

What is Current in Zener diode(Zener current)?
Current in Zener diode(Zener current) rating, abbreviated Izt, is another current level that will guarantee the Zener voltage, but it is not a minimum value and is represented as Iz = (Vz-Vf)/R or zener_current = (Initial Zener Voltage-Final Zener Voltage)/Resistance. Initial Zener Voltage is the starting voltage of the Zener diode, Final Zener Voltage is the voltage at which the depletion region completely vanishes and Resistance is a measure of the opposition to current flow in an electrical circuit. Its S.I unit is ohm.
How to calculate Current in Zener diode(Zener current)?
Current in Zener diode(Zener current) rating, abbreviated Izt, is another current level that will guarantee the Zener voltage, but it is not a minimum value is calculated using zener_current = (Initial Zener Voltage-Final Zener Voltage)/Resistance. To calculate Current in Zener diode(Zener current), you need Initial Zener Voltage (Vz), Final Zener Voltage (Vf) and Resistance (R). With our tool, you need to enter the respective value for Initial Zener Voltage, Final Zener Voltage and Resistance and hit the calculate button. You can also select the units (if any) for Input(s) and the Output as well.
How many ways are there to calculate Zener current?
In this formula, Zener current uses Initial Zener Voltage, Final Zener Voltage and Resistance. We can use 10 other way(s) to calculate the same, which is/are as follows -
  • thermal_voltage = Temperature/11600
  • mobility_of_charge_carriers = Drift Velocity/Electric field intensity
  • majority_carrier_electron_concentration = (Intrinsic carrier concentration)^2/Minority carrier concentration
  • intrinsic_carrier_concentration = sqrt(Coefficient related to specific semiconductor*(Temperature)^3*e^-(Semiconductor bandgap energy/(2*[BoltZ]*Temperature)))
  • voltage_equivalent_of_temperature = Electron Diffusion Constant/Mobility of electron
  • electron_diffusion_length = sqrt(Electron Diffusion Constant*Relaxation time)
  • conductivity = Number of Electrons*Mobility of electron*[Charge-e]
  • conductivity = Concentration of electrons in the conduction band*[Charge-e]*Mobility of holes+Majority carrier electron concentration*[Charge-e]*Mobility of electron
  • conductivity_of_extrinsic_semiconductors_p_type = Donor concentration*[Charge-e]*Mobility of holes
  • conductivity_of_extrinsic_semiconductors_n_type = Acceptor concentration*[Charge-e]*Mobility of electron
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