1

GATE ECE 2003

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

+2

-0.6

At 300 K, for a diode current of 1 mA, a certain germanium diode requires a
forward bias of 0.1435 V. Where as a certain silicon diode requires a forward bias
of 0.718 V. Under the conditions stated above, the closest approximation of the
ratio of reverse saturation current in germanium diode to that in silicon diode is

2

GATE ECE 2003

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

+2

-0.6

Choose proper substitutes for X and Y to make the following statement correct
Tunnel diode and Avalanche photodiode are operated in X bias and Y bias
respectively.

3

GATE ECE 1993

MCQ (More than One Correct Answer)

+2

-0.6

The built-in potential (Diffusion Potential) in a p-n junction

4

GATE ECE 1992

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

+2

-0.6

The 6 V Zener diode shown in figure has zero Zener resistance and a knee current
of 5 mA. The minimum value of R, so that the voltage across it does not fall below
6 V is:

Questions Asked from PN Junction (Marks 2)

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GATE ECE 2017 Set 2 (1)
GATE ECE 2016 Set 2 (1)
GATE ECE 2016 Set 3 (1)
GATE ECE 2015 Set 3 (1)
GATE ECE 2015 Set 1 (1)
GATE ECE 2014 Set 2 (1)
GATE ECE 2013 (1)
GATE ECE 2009 (1)
GATE ECE 2007 (1)
GATE ECE 2005 (2)
GATE ECE 2003 (2)
GATE ECE 1993 (1)
GATE ECE 1992 (1)
GATE ECE 1991 (2)
GATE ECE 1987 (1)

GATE ECE Subjects

Signals and Systems

Representation of Continuous Time Signal Fourier Series Fourier Transform Continuous Time Signal Laplace Transform Discrete Time Signal Fourier Series Fourier Transform Discrete Fourier Transform and Fast Fourier Transform Discrete Time Signal Z Transform Continuous Time Linear Invariant System Discrete Time Linear Time Invariant Systems Transmission of Signal Through Continuous Time LTI Systems Sampling Transmission of Signal Through Discrete Time Lti Systems Miscellaneous

Network Theory

Control Systems

Digital Circuits

General Aptitude

Electronic Devices and VLSI

Analog Circuits

Engineering Mathematics

Microprocessors

Communications

Electromagnetics