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Avalanche breakdown is due to

(a) minority carriers aquire energy and collide with valance electron

(b)breaking of valance bond due to high voltage directly

(c) decrease in depletion layer

(d) increase in depletion layer

1 Answer

In avalanche breakdown the minority charge carriers collide with valance electrons to create more hole electron pair.
Breakdown occurs in this manner.
Hence a is the correct answer.
answered Jan 27, 2014 by meena.p
 
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