Applications of Zener diode

There are some important applications of Zener diode which are given below,

  • The zener diode is used in voltage regulator circuits to provide regulated DC voltage.
  • The zener diode is used for meter protection against damage from accidental application.
  • The zener diode is used in as a fixed reference voltage in transistor biasing circuits.
  • The zener diode is used as a peak clipper or limiter in wave shaping circuits.
  • The zener diode is used in power supply circuits.
  • The zener diode is used in Surge suppression circuitry for device protection.
Zener-Diode

Zener Diode

 

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