What is Current in Electronics | Types of Electric Current, Formula, Examples

Santosh Das

Santosh Das

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  1. July 28, 2019

    […] have much lower resistance to the flow of electrical current in one direction than in another. Electronic Components such as Diodes, transistors, and many […]

  2. July 28, 2019

    […] electrical current in a controlled manner. Semiconductors have much lower resistance to the flow of electrical current in one direction than in another. Diodes, transistors, and many photovoltaic cells contain […]

  3. August 4, 2019

    […] Current. The electrons flow in one direction only. Current flow is from negative to positive, although it is often more convenient to think of it as from […]

  4. August 4, 2019

    […] name “current” refers to some type of flow, and in this case it is flow of electric charge, which is […]

  5. August 5, 2019

    […] Resistor is an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current. It is a passive device used to control, or impede the flow of, electric current in an electric […]

  6. August 6, 2019

    […] charge through the crystal and can support a current. It is sometimes convenient to refer to this current as a flow of positive holes, but in fact the current is really the result of electrons moving in […]

  7. August 12, 2019

    […] electronic components are those that don’t have the ability to control electric current by means of another electrical signal. Examples of passive electronic components are capacitors, […]

  8. August 16, 2019

    […] What is Current? […]

  9. September 7, 2019

    […] to facilitate testing. Computers are used to control the electrical testing unit to send a small current through each contact point on the bed of nails and verify that such current can be detected on the […]

  10. September 21, 2019

    […] Solar cells convert the energy in sunlight to electrical energy. Solar cells contain a material such as silicon that absorbs light energy. The energy knocks electrons loose so they can flow freely and produce a difference in electric potential energy, or voltage. The flow of electrons or negative charge creates electric current. […]

  11. September 27, 2019

    […] Solar power system works by taking energy from the sun, and using solar panels. These solar panels are normally mounted on roofs of buildings to convert sun energy into usable electricity. The electricity thus collected is in the form of DC Current. […]

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