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Diode As Rectifier (Half Wave Rectification)

RM 72.00

Experiment to study the function of diade as a half-wave rectifier.

The current supplied by a transformer is in a sine wave form. If a diode is connected in the circuit, half of the wave (either positive or negative) will be cut off. The resistor 3.9kW is used as a load, so that there is potential difference formed across the resistor. The wave form can be observe on the screen of the oscilloscope.