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The Reverse Current of the Diode
Sep 03, 2018

The reverse current of the diode is the current formed when the diode's PN junction is applied with the voltage in the opposite direction of the built-in electric field.

Reverse leakage current is a kind of reverse current.

The magnitude of the reverse current is as follows:

1. voltage positive correlation

The higher the reverse voltage, the greater the potential energy obtained by the minority electron, the more likely it is to break away from the binding of the nucleus, and the greater the reverse current.

2. Temperature is positively correlated.