1. TAKYMOUNIR

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    Jun 23, 2008
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    In fet there is diode between drain and source what is the function of this diode(only protection or what is else)
    thanks
     
  2. MrChips

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    Oct 2, 2009
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    Depends on the FET. Can you provide a part number?
     
  3. Audioguru

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    Dec 20, 2007
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    You are talking about a Mosfet, not a Jfet. The "body diode" is there due to the way a Mosfet is made. It is not a protection diode but it will have avalanche breakdown if the drain-source voltage is too high.
     
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