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How does a forward biased diode work at the molecular level pt2
How does a diode work? (Part 2 - Forward Bias)New

In our discussion with the pn junction, we mentioned that the pn junction is the basis for ...

In our discussion with the pn junction, we mentioned that the pn junction is the basis for diodes. Diodes are one of the most widely used devices ...

In our discussion with the pn junction, we mentioned that the pn junction is the basis for diodes. Diodes are one of the most widely used devices in electronics and they have ...

How an RGB LED Works
How to use an RGB LED to get whatever color you want?New

We've discussed a lot about LEDs like how it works in a semiconductor level, its pros and ...

We've discussed a lot about LEDs like how it works in a semiconductor level, its pros and cons, and how an individual LED can be dimmed through ...

We've discussed a lot about LEDs like how it works in a semiconductor level, its pros and cons, and how an individual LED can be dimmed through constant current reduction (CCR) ...

Ask an Electrical Engineer - Your LED Questions Answered! (Part 1)
Your LED Questions Answered! (Part 1)

Ask an Electrical Engineer is a series where frequently asked questions from non-engineers ...

Ask an Electrical Engineer is a series where frequently asked questions from non-engineers will be answered by an engineer. For this video, our ...

Ask an Electrical Engineer is a series where frequently asked questions from non-engineers will be answered by an engineer. For this video, our main topic is all about LEDs ...

How to choose a resistor for your LED
Selecting a resistor for an LED - 6 easy steps

Why do we need a resistor for an LED? Once you pass the forward voltage, a slight increase ...

Why do we need a resistor for an LED? Once you pass the forward voltage, a slight increase in voltage makes a huge increase in current. You don’t ...

Why do we need a resistor for an LED? Once you pass the forward voltage, a slight increase in voltage makes a huge increase in current. You don’t wanna blow things up!

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Why LEDs are Better
Why Are LED's Better? (Comparing different types of light bulbs)

LEDs are better than other light sources in most applications. While they are more ...

LEDs are better than other light sources in most applications. While they are more efficient, there are a lot more things to consider when buying ...

LEDs are better than other light sources in most applications. While they are more efficient, there are a lot more things to consider when buying a lightbulb than just how much ...

How Does a Diode Work Part 1
How does a diode work? (Part 1 - The PN Junction)

In our previous tutorials, we’ve discussed the basics of semiconductors, band gap, current ...

In our previous tutorials, we’ve discussed the basics of semiconductors, band gap, current carriers, and its classification. We learned that in ...

In our previous tutorials, we’ve discussed the basics of semiconductors, band gap, current carriers, and its classification. We learned that in order for a semiconductor ...

Voltage Divider
Voltage Divider

Before we can get too deep into voltage dividers, it is essential to have a good ...

Before we can get too deep into voltage dividers, it is essential to have a good understanding of what happens with Parallel and Series Resistors. ...

Before we can get too deep into voltage dividers, it is essential to have a good understanding of what happens with Parallel and Series Resistors. Once you understand how a ...

What is a Resistor
What's a Resistor

Resistors are the most common electronics component in the world. They’re used in many ...

Resistors are the most common electronics component in the world. They’re used in many forms of circuits as voltage dividers, to keep current ...

Resistors are the most common electronics component in the world. They’re used in many forms of circuits as voltage dividers, to keep current levels under control with things ...

Power Dissipation in Circuits
Power Dissipation in Circuits

In normal conversation, power is often interchanged with a lot of similar but actually ...

In normal conversation, power is often interchanged with a lot of similar but actually different words - energy is a big one. Power is the amount ...

In normal conversation, power is often interchanged with a lot of similar but actually different words - energy is a big one. Power is the amount of energy that is expended ...

LEDs and Forward Voltage
LEDs and Forward Voltage

I have to admit, I’m biased. I think LEDs are awesome. But, really, the reason I’m biased ...

I have to admit, I’m biased. I think LEDs are awesome. But, really, the reason I’m biased and love them so much is because they’re just so cool. ...

I have to admit, I’m biased. I think LEDs are awesome. But, really, the reason I’m biased and love them so much is because they’re just so cool. I’ve found that as I replaced ...

Voltage and Current Sources
Voltage and Current Sources

Every circuit has a power source, or else it won’t do much. While the actual power source ...

Every circuit has a power source, or else it won’t do much. While the actual power source can vary wildly, they all fit under the two general ...

Every circuit has a power source, or else it won’t do much. While the actual power source can vary wildly, they all fit under the two general titles of “voltage source” or ...

Basics of Potentiometers
Basics of Potentiometers

Potentiometers. Pots. Trimmers. Rheostats. If you’ve done very much with electronics, ...

Potentiometers. Pots. Trimmers. Rheostats. If you’ve done very much with electronics, you’ve heard at least a couple of these words. Maybe you’ve ...

Potentiometers. Pots. Trimmers. Rheostats. If you’ve done very much with electronics, you’ve heard at least a couple of these words. Maybe you’ve heard them interchangeably and ...

Band Gap and Semiconductor Current Carriers
Band Gap and Semiconductor Current Carriers

If we recall some basic topics in chemistry, we’ll remember that all atoms consist of ...

If we recall some basic topics in chemistry, we’ll remember that all atoms consist of neutrons, protons, and electrons, except for a normal ...

If we recall some basic topics in chemistry, we’ll remember that all atoms consist of neutrons, protons, and electrons, except for a normal hydrogen atom which doesn’t have a ...

Parallel and Series Resistors
Parallel and Series Resistors

One would think that, if you need a specific resistance, you would find a resistor of that ...

One would think that, if you need a specific resistance, you would find a resistor of that resistance and you’d never have to worry about putting ...

One would think that, if you need a specific resistance, you would find a resistor of that resistance and you’d never have to worry about putting multiple resistors together. ...

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