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MOS Transisotr as a Diode

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Hi,

Can a Mos Transistor act as a Diode? If yes how? Can anyone show with picture
 

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MOSFET transistor, not like its BJT cousin, from its nature is a controlled resistor and can not act as a diode ..
Some MOSFETs (see picture below) have so called "body diodes" which can be used for several purposes, in H-Bridges, for example, but that is basically all what a MOSFET has in common with a diode ..

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