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When a p-n junction diode is reverse biased the flow of current across the junction is mainly due to (a) Diffusion of charges (b) Drift of charges (c) Depends on the nature of material (d) Both drift and diffusion of charges



When a p-n junction diode is reverse biased the flow of current across the junction is mainly due to


(a)    Diffusion of charges


(b)    Drift of charges


(c)  Depends on the nature of material


(d) Both drift and diffusion of charges


Grade:upto college level

1 Answers

Aditi Chauhan
askIITians Faculty 396 Points
8 years ago

(b)

When p-n junction is reverse biased, the flow of current is due to drifting of minority charge carriers across the junction.

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