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Revision as of 11:09, 7 September 2012

Short Topical Videos

Reference Material

  • Horowitz & Hill, The Art of Electronics, 2nd Ed., Ch. 2

Transistor Types

NPN Transistors

Npn transistor.png


An NPN bipolar junction transistor

PNP Transistor

Pnp transistor.png


A PNP bipolar junction transistor

Field Effect Transistors (FETs)

Fet transistor.png


A FET

Applications

Amplification

Reducing Loading

Sourcing Current

Switching Digital Signals

Nand fet.png


A NAND logic gate (“not and”) built from FETs