Rectifiers Challenge

First, create an AC signal source. You can do by using a function generator with no DC bias. Or, you can take the output of an RCX pulsing a square wave, and run that through a blocking cap to remove the DC bias. View your signal to confirm that it crosses the 0V line symmetrically.

Then rectify your signal, first with a half-wave rectifier, and then with a full-wave rectifer. Use 1N914 diodes, or something similar.

View your output waves to make sure that the circuit behaves as it should. Can you see the diode drop?

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