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Identification of semiconducting electrical components

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We identify semiconducting electrical components this way:

The first digit represents the number of pn junctions inside the semiconducting device

The two or more digit number starting at position 3 represents the searilized identification number

In the second digit I have seen only diodes with the letter N.Does it represent the material the diode is made of and what other letters can we have instead of N?

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You begin with a false premise. Many, many semiconductor devices are not named as you describe. (1 comment)
By starting out lecturing, you make it difficult to answer any question. Answerers then have to eith... (1 comment)

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