Fundamental Physics/Electronics/Diodes/Schottky diode

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Schottky diode[edit | edit source]

Schottky diode A diode made from a metal-semiconductor junction, rather than an p-type/n-type silicon junction. These diodes typically have a much lower forward voltage drop than standard diodes (around 0.2V versus 0.6V)

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