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Analyzing a Diode

Last Modified: November 26, 2019

Complete the following steps to run current-voltage (IV) analyses for a diode:

  1. Launch the IV Analyzer Soft Front Panel (SFP).
  2. Confirm that Diode is selected under Analyzer mode.
  3. Connect a diode to the IV ANALYZER terminals on the NI ELVIS III. Attach its anode to DUT+ and its cathode to DUT-. This is shown in the Connections diagram under Analyzer & hardware on the SFP.
  4. Adjust the parameters as desired.
  5. Click the Run button.
  6. Use the cursors to take measurements.
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    Note  

    You may hear clicking sounds from the NI ELVIS III while operating the SFP. This is expected behavior and is due to the switching of internal relays.


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