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Schottky Diodes

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Schottky diodes are created by contacting certain metals to semiconductors. The gate of a FET is a Schottky contact to the FET channel. You can accidentally create a Schottky diode by using connectors of dissimilar metals, which can result in passive intermodulation.

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