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In a pn junction, if diffusion current equals drift current, then why is there a potential barrier?

“In a [wiki]pn junction[/wiki], if diffusion current equals drift current, then why is there a potential barrier?”

Ans: When a [wiki]diode [/wiki]conducts, there is no [wiki]potential barrier[/wiki]

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