Zener Diodes and Their Applications

T.R. Mishra

Published by BPB Publications, 2003
ISBN 10: 8170299497 / ISBN 13: 9788170299493
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Contents Preface Chap. I : INTRODUCTION OF ZENER DIODES : INTRODUCTION 1. Zener Diode Ratings & Characteristics : i. Zener Voltage (Vz) ii. Power Rating (Pz) iii. Maximum D.C. Current (Iz Max.) and Nominal Test Current (IzT) iv. Temperature Co-efficient (Tc) v. How the Tc is Expressed? vi. Dynamic Impedance and Static Impedance 2. Zener Reference Diodes & Reference Voltage 3. More About the Zener Diode 4. Advantages of the Zener Diodes Over V.R. Tubes Chap. II : ZENER DIODE APPLICATIONS : 1. Zener Diode as a Fixed Bias Source 2. Zener Diode as an A.C. Regulator 3. Zener Diode as a Filter Element 4. Zener Diode as a Coupling Element 5. Zener Diode as a Surge Arrester 6. Zener Diode as a Voltmeter Scale Expander 7. Zener Diode as a Voltmeter Protector 8. Zener Diode Prevents Speaker Burn-out 9. Zener Diode in the Service of Hams 10. Zener Diode as a Simple Square Wave Generator 11. Zener Diode as a Variable Capacitance 12. Zener Diode as a Reference-element 13. Zener Diode as a Stiff Voltage Divider 14. Zener Diode as Multiplier of Capacitor Voltage Rating 15. Zener Diode as Dry Battery Voltage Stabiliser 16. Zener Diode with Transistor (Assisted Voltage Regulators) CHAP. III : ZENER DIODE LINE VOLTAGE REGULATOR : 1. Zener Stabilised Power Supply 9-volt 2. Zener Regulated 6-volt Power Pack 3. Zener Stabilised TTL Power Supply 5-volt 4. Ten-volt Compensated Reference Voltage Source 5. Two-stage Zener Regulator 6. Transformer Type Economic 12-v Zener Stabiliser 7. Transformer-less 10-volt Zener Stabiliser 8. Silicon Transistor as a Zener Diode 9. Dual-Rail Regulated Power Supply ± 5.6-volts 10. Zener Stabilised Dual-rail ± 9-volt Power Supply 11. Dual-rail Power Supply+/- 12-volt 12. Zener Stabilised + 15 volt &-15 volt Split Load Power Supply CHAP. IV ZNER DIODE SHUNT REGULATOR : 1. Ten Watt Shunt Regulator 2. 12-v Shunt Regulator Using Darlington 3. Cascade Shunt Regulator 4. Shunt-type Voltage Regulator 28-volts 5. Variable Voltage Shunt Regulator CHAP. V : ZENER DIODE IN SERIES VOLTAGE REGULATORS : 1. Series Voltage Regulator Using Emitter Follower as Current Booster 2. Six Volt Series Regulator 3. 9-volt Regulated Power Supply Unit (PSU) 4. 6-volt Regulated Power Supply 5. Six Volt Regulated Power Supply Using Darlington 6. Power Supply Unit 9-volt 7. Voltage Regulator Using Discrete Super-alpha Pair 8. Power-mate-A Five Range Voltage Stabiliser 9. Stabilised 15-v Power Supply 10. Stabilised Power Supply Unit 18-v with Current Limit 11. Add-on Car Cassette Regulator 12. High Performance Voltage Regulator 20 Volts 13. Bench Power Supply 14. Dual-rail ± 12-volt Regulated Power Supply 15. Dual-rail Supply Unit 15-volt CHAP. VI : ZENER DIODES ROLE IN CONSTANT CURRENT GENERATION : 1. Constant Current Lamps 2. Constant Current Supply Unit 0-50 mA 3. Constant Current Generator 5-100 mA 4. Dual-range Nickel-cadmium Battery Charger 5. Constant Current Motor Controller 6. Constant Current Light Source CHAP. VII : ZENER DIODE STABILISATION FOR DRY Cells : 1. Zener Added Dry Cell Stabiliser 2. Dry Battery Stabilisation with a Series Regulator 3. Dual-rail (Split-voltage) Power-supply Using Dry Cell 4. Nine-volt Battery Stabiliser CHAP. VIII : ZENER DIODES IN PROTECTION CIRCUITS : 1. D.C. volt-meter Protection 2. Zener Clipper Circuit 3. Suppressed-zero Volt-meter 4. Over-voltage Cut-out Relay 5. Over-voltage Protection 6. Battery Voltage Monitor CHAP. IX : ZENER DIODE TESTING & EVALUATION : 1. Laboratory Method of Checking Zener Voltage 2. Quick-check Self-setting Zener Diode Tester 3. Zener Diode Tester 4. Novel Constant Current Zener Diode Checker CHAP. X : MORE ZENER DIODE CIRCUITS : 1. Zener Diode as Full-wave Rectifier 2. Unique Reference Voltage Source 3. Precision 10-volt Standard 4. Zenor Di Printed Pages: 191. Bookseller Inventory #

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Publication Date: 2003
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