VI characteristic of PN junctions

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The schematic is wired as shown in the diagram below. The voltage across the diode is measured on A1. The anode of the diode is connected to PV1, through a 1k resistor. Voltage at PV1 is incremented in steps and at each point the voltage across the diode is measured. The current is calculated from i = (PV1-A1)/R. The diode used is 1N4148, silicon diode. The experimental setup and the screenshot are shown below. The results shown are for 1N4148 silicon diode, red and green LEDs.


IC555 output