Z- Diode

Hello everyone! I was given this circuit with the date for D1: Vf = 0.7V, Vz = ? for D2: Vf = 0.7V, Vz = ? for D3: Vf = 0.6V, Vz = 9V for D4: Vf = 0.6V, Vz = 9.6 V

I have to find out what Vz for both diods is, and to draw Vin and Vout

I would appreciate any help!

by ninkokh
September 24, 2021

Change V2 to an AC voltage source. Add a ground reference (to specify "where" you consider that the voltage is zero).

by vanderghast
September 24, 2021

sadly this is an exercise that we got in class so I can't really change it

by ninkokh
September 24, 2021

In the schematic V2 is defined as 25sin(2pi 5t) so it is sinusoidal so you have no choice but to use an AC source. CircuitLab requires a ground to work so you also have no choice but to add a ground, otherwise if you get any results at all they will be nonsense. More likely an error flag

by Foxx
September 25, 2021

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