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1 EE 320L Electronics I Laboratory Laboratory Exercise #4 Diode and Power Supply Circuit Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Nevada, at Las Vegas Objective: The purpose of this lab is to understand the properties of diodes and their application in the design of DC power supply, clipping and clamping circuits. Caution: The circuits you are using in this lab have enough power to fry components. Use extreme caution and double check each circuit before applying power to it. Equipment Usage For this lab the following equipment will be used: Power supply Multi-meter Breadboard Connection wires Oscilloscope Function Generator 1N4004, 1N4737, 2N X probe. You will not be able to use a 1X probe on the last part of the lab. The voltage is too high for the 1X probe. Background: The diode is a device formed from a junction of n-type and p-type semiconductor material. The lead connected to the p-type material is called the anode and the lead connected to the n-type material is the cathode. In general, the cathode of a diode is marked by a solid line on the diode. Figure 3-1 illustrates diode symbol and actual diode package.

2 The primary function of the diode is the rectification. Diode passes current only in one direction. When diode is forward biased (the higher potential is connected to the anode lead), it passes current in the forward direction. When it is reverse biased (the higher potential is connected to the cathode lead), the current flow is blocked. Figure 3-2 illustrates the characteristic curves of an ideal diode and a real diode. Diodes find many applications in DC power supply design, clipping and clamping circuits. Prelab: Analysis 1: Calculate current flow thru the diode for the circuits shown on Figure 3-3 assuming diode voltage drop is 0.7 V and diode ON resistance is 25 ohms. Furthermore, assume that zener diode is rated 5V. Analysis 2: Simulate the following clipping circuit shown on Figure 3-4 and show that output follows input for input less than 2.5V and remains unchanged at 2.5V for input larger than 2.5V. (Perform a DC analysis of the circuit that varies the input from 0 to 5V and capture input and output voltage).

3 Analysis 3: Simulate the following clamper circuit shown on Figure 3-5. This circuit works by allowing the capacitor to charge up and act like a battery. This voltage across the capacitor subtracts from the input causing shift in DC reference of the signal. The only design constraint is that 2πRC be five times larger than the input signal period. Show the input and output waveforms of your simulation. (Perform a transient analysis of the circuit that sets the input voltage frequency with period to be minimum five times smaller than 2πRC and with DC offset). Analysis 4: Simulate a half wave rectifier as shown in Figure 3-6. Set the signal generator (Vs) to a sine waveform. (Amplitude = 10Vpp, offset = 0Vdc, freq = 60Hz). Note: this will generate 20Vpp when the signal generator is not 50 Ohm terminated.

4 Perform a Transient Analysis over three positive cycles on the input and calculate the ripple voltage (Vr) from a figure similar to Figure 3-7. Analysis 5: Simulate a full wave bridge rectifier as shown in Figure Set the signal generator (Vs) to a sine waveform. (Amplitude = 10Vpp, offset = 0Vdc, freq = 60Hz).

5 Perform a Transient Analysis over three positive cycles on the input and calculate the ripple voltage (Vr) from a figure similar to Figure Analysis 6: Simulate a voltage regulator using Zener diode as shown in Figure 3-3 using 1N4737 Zener diode and 100 ohm series resistor. Simulate the diode properties, by the varying the input voltage and measuring the voltage across the diode and the current. From your measurements, calculate VZ. Perform DC analysis that varies input from 0 to 15V. Pre-Lab Deliverables: 1) Submit your completed analysis, schematics and simulation results. 2) For analysis 4 and 5, use hand calculations to determine the following parameters. Show the calculations and formulas used. Include all calculations in the lab report. The ripple voltage (Vr) The conduction angle (Δt) The maximum diode current (i Dmax ) The average diode current (i Davg ) Is there a relationship between Vr in the full wave case and Vr in the half wave case? Calculate the capacitor necessary to reduce the full wave ripple voltage Vr by a factor of 10. That is Vrnew = Vr/10 and Verify that Vr will be reduced by 10 using PSPICE. 3) For analysis 6, answer the following: How constant is the zener voltage as the input voltage increases? 4) You must also include an Altium schematic, Altium netlist, and PCB layout for the circuits in analysis 1 through 6. Each PCB layout must include footprints for all components

6 used and can be auto routed or manually routed. You may use either thru-hole footprints or surface mount footprints for each component. (For the voltage and current sources just put a two pin header and label them VCC and GND.) Also include a grounding plane and make sure your traces are wide enough for the increase in current. To determine the trace width use a PCB trace calculator. If you are unsure how to use Altium please click on the Lab Equipment, Learning, Tutorials, Manuals, Downloads link on the UNLV EE Labs homepage and read the Altium tutorial or watch the videos. Lab Experiments: Experiment 1: Browse I-V characteristics of the diode (1N4004) to familiarize with diode specifications. Capture I-V characteristics of the diode using an oscilloscope in X-Y mode. For this construct the circuit as shown on Figure We can measure the diode current by capturing voltage across the resistor and dividing that by the resistance used (Vout/RL). Place channel-one scope probe across diode and channel-two scope probe cross the voltage source. Set channel one on X axis and channel two on Y axis. Align both voltages with input set at 5V, 100 HZ. Capture the I-V characteristics of the diode. Complete the following table: Data # Diode Voltage Diode Current Region of Operation 1 OFF 2 OFF 3 Just Turning ON V V 6 10 ma 7 Fully ON Slope dv/dt Experiment 2: When the diode is switched from forward to reverse bias, the current does not immediately stop due to the excess carriers in the depletion region at the time of switching. The reverse recovery time is measured as the time delay between switching and when the current reaches ten percent of its maximum reverse value (Figure 3-13).

7 Increase input frequency of the signal of experiment 1 to see the artifact of reverse recovery. Capture profile of the diode current and measure reverse recovery time. Experiment 3: Construct a bridge rectifier as shown in Figure 3-10 that outputs 16V with 10% maximum peak to peak ripple and delivers 25mA to the load varying from 500 to 1,000 ohms. Sketch the waveform and measure peak voltage of the output and compare it to the peak voltage of the transformer. Grounding: When you using a transformer, you need to connect the scope probe to the point in the circuit you define as ground. CAUTION: The capacitors you are using are polarized. Be sure that they are connected to your circuit in the correct with the correct polarity. The polarity is marked on the capacitor. Experiment 4: Modify the circuit of experiment #3 and use a Zener diode rated at 12V to regulate the load voltage to have the voltage regulation of 2%.

8 Experiment 5 (Extra Credit): In this experiment, you will build a regulated power supply which uses zener diode as reference generator and use the rectifier output from experiment 3 as the input. Construct the circuit shown on Figure In this circuit, the op-amp will attempt to keep V- = V+. What is the highest voltage possible for V+? Measure the range of output voltage you able to achieve with a resistor load (not shown) of 10k at the output? Repeat for a 1K load and a 100 ohm load. Be very careful! The 2N2222 will most likely overheat and self destruct. The 100 ohm resistor may overheat too. Why? Note: In most applications, the above circuit can be replaced with a LM317 integrated circuit as the above is not a good regulator.

9 Post-Lab Deliverables: 1) Submit your completed analysis of all experiments, measured data and the lesson learned from performing this lab.

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