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Discussion in 'Homework Help' started by mattm, Sep 15, 2009.

  1. mattm

    Thread Starter Member

    Aug 5, 2009
    in equal diode rectifier circuits and semiconductor diode has a high output voltage than a vacuum-tube diode and gas-tube diodes correct?
  2. JDT

    Well-Known Member

    Feb 12, 2009
    Generally, a semiconductor diode has much lower voltage drop and lower internal resistance than a vacuum-tube diode so the output voltage in a similar circuit will be higher.