Meet the Diode

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Whether you're talking on your phone, typing on your computer, or backing up important data to your hard drive, chances are you're taking for granted that a lot of tiny electrical components do their job right so you can do yours. Few understand in full the complexities of the circuit boards responsible for the Western way of life, but that just mean's now is as good a time as any to learn. Here's a brief intro to a very important electrical component: the diode. First off, it's important to ...
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