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Question
Diode is active or passive element?
 Question Submitted By :: Electrical-Engineering
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Answer
# 1
Diode is a passive element 
Is This Answer Correct ?    21 Yes 4 No
Susil Parida
 
Answer
# 2
Passive element. 
Is This Answer Correct ?    21 Yes 5 No
Aboli Desale
 
 
 
Answer
# 3
diode is a passive element.It is because an active element
is capable to generate poewer or energy of its own which
diode cann't.
 
Is This Answer Correct ?    11 Yes 2 No
Soumen Debnath
 
Answer
# 4
diode is a psssive element as it does not require power to
show its effect on source, it uses same input power of
source to show its effect
 
Is This Answer Correct ?    9 Yes 5 No
Amol Tajane
 
Answer
# 5
DIODE IS PASSIVE ELEMENT. 
Is This Answer Correct ?    7 Yes 5 No
Saurabh
 
Answer
# 6
diode is active element because it can generate minimum
voltage accross it with out supplying any exteranl voltage
source

But for resistor capacitor inductor are not able to produce
voltage accross it with out supplying any external voltage.
that is why these are called passive elements
 
Is This Answer Correct ?    3 Yes 1 No
Ravi
 
Answer
# 7
Strictly speaking diode is a passive element because if we
consider the V-I characteristics which describes the type of
element are non-linear for the diode.Non-linearity in
characteristics implies the passive element and linear
implies the active element.But if we consider the small part
of the V-I characteristics of diode it seems to be
linear.For that portion only it acts as a linear element
that is what actually we do in electronics.This linear
relationship is preferred for Small signal analysis of the
Electronic components.
 
Is This Answer Correct ?    2 Yes 0 No
Rgopalnaik
 
Answer
# 8
Diode is one type of resistor so it has not require power.
Diode is working in effect of input-signal.Diode only store
the energy not generate it so it is a passive device.
 
Is This Answer Correct ?    1 Yes 1 No
Jignesh Thakkar
 
Answer
# 9
diode is a passive element 
Is This Answer Correct ?    0 Yes 0 No
Abhilash
 
Answer
# 10
An active device has a mechanism to control flow of current/
electrons through it. A passive device on the the hand has no
such mechanism. So according to this definition, diode is a
passive element. A simple check is that all 2 terminal
devices are passive and more than two terminal devices are
active.
 
Is This Answer Correct ?    0 Yes 0 No
Yasir
 

 
 
 
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