5 March 2018

Advantages and disadvantages of PIN diode

A PIN diode is used in a variety of different applications from low to high radiofrequency. PIN diodes are very good for RF switching and photodiode. So now check it out the advantages and disadvantages of PIN diode to know more details about PIN diode.

Advantages of PIN diode :

  • Low noise
  • Low dark current
  • Low bias voltage
  • Higher reverse voltages to be tolerated
  • High-speed response
  • Low junction capacitance 
  • Large depletion region 

Disadvantages of PIN diode :