Questions tagged [iv-curve]

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PV cells (photovoltaic) I-V curve plot simulation

I am trying to plot the I-V curve using python because that helps me in understanding PV cells / solar panels (and diodes as a general thing). I know the formulas ...
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derive Equation between time and current in motor protection device

I am trying to imperilment The IT - characteristic feature for motor protection device.There are 2C,5C,10C curve feature . can someone suggest me how it can be implemented in C code. Is there any ...
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Exponential nature of current growth/decay in inductors

Why are the curves for growth and decay of current in inductors of exponential nature i.e $$ 1-e^{-x} $$ and $$ e^{-x} $$ respectively. I understand the mathematical derivation for the current i(t). ...
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For measuring IV curves, could you use a current source and measure the voltage?

I was trying to find other experiments that required getting an IV curve but all of them seem to be applying voltage and measuring the current.
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JFET I drain vs V gate to source curves

Why there are several curves on next image (datasheet for 2SK170)? What condition changes to use one or another curve?
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LEDs seem to automatically self-regulate to achieve ideal voltage across terminals

Note: the key question is now in bold at the bottom, for the people who have had trouble figuring out what I'm trying to ask. Sorry about the meandering explanation. I've been experimenting with ...
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What effect does resistance have on a diode's characteristics? (regarding IV curves)

I can't seem to find much information online regarding resistance values and diode behaviour. Am I right in saying that the IV curve of a diode is independent of any external resistance? For example ...