DVD (Chaptered)
DVD + 3-Year Streaming
3-Year Streaming

Electronic Components Part III: Thyristors, Piezo Crystals, Solar Cells, and Fiber Optics

This animated video continues the study of electronic components by demonstrating the construction and operation of thyristors, Hall-effect chips, piezo crystals, light-emitting diodes, photoresistors, solar cells, fiber optics, photodiodes, phototransistors, liquid crystal displays, etc. A viewable/printable instructor’s guide is available online. A Shopware Production. (23 minutes)

Playing preview clip:
Photonic Devices
Photonic devices are a special class of semiconductors that can emit or detect light. Lasers and fiber optics involve the uses of photonic devices. An LED emits light when exposed to a small current.