Advantages and disadvantages of point contact diode
There are some advantages of point contact diode which are given below.
- The point contact diode has very low forward resistance.
- The point contact diode has very low reverse resistance.
- It has very low junction capacitance.
- It is Ideal for low signal applications.
- It iswidely used in microwave mixers and detectors.
There are some disadvantages of point contact diode which are given below.
- The Point contact diode produces high electric noise.
- It’s V-I characteristics do not remain constant.
- It has low breakdown voltage.
- It cannot withstand very high power.
Point contact diode