Definitions for "Reverse bias"
Keywords:  bias, junction, diode, extermely, apn
Low current bias mode of a rectifying contact
A dc voltage applied to a PN junction so that the positive terminal of the voltage source connects to the N-type material and the negative terminal to the P-type material. It produces reverse current in the circuit.
Descriptive of a diode connected to a battery so that it does not conduct.
Condition where the current producing capability of a PV cell is significantly less than that of other cells in its series string. This can occur when a cell is shaded, cracked, or otherwise degraded or when it is electrically poorly matched with other cells in its string. [to top
A condition where an electrical device needing DC electricity is intentionally or by accident, reversing the inbound power, usually causing the component to be inactive.