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In a p-n junction (a)The potential of the p and n-sides becomes higher alternately (b)The p-side is at higher electrical potential than the n side (c)The n-side is at higher electrical potential than the p-side (d) Both the p and n-sides are at the same potential



In a p-n junction


(a)The potential of the p and n-sides becomes higher alternately


(b)The p-side is at higher electrical potential than the n side


(c)The n-side is at higher electrical potential than the p-side


(d) Both the p and n-sides are at the same potential


 


Grade:10

1 Answers

Kevin Nash
askIITians Faculty 332 Points
8 years ago

(b)

For conduction, p-n junction must be forward biased. For this p-side should be connected to higher potential and n-side to lower potential.

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