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===Reference Material===
 
===Reference Material===
 
* Horowitz & Hill, ''The Art of Electronics, 2nd Ed.'', Ch. 2
 
* Horowitz & Hill, ''The Art of Electronics, 2nd Ed.'', Ch. 2
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<latex>
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\documentclass[11pt]{article}
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\usepackage{graphicx}
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\usepackage{amsmath}
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\usepackage{fullpage}
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\begin{document}
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\section*{Transistor Types}
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\subsection*{NPN Transistors}
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\begin{figure}
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\includegraphics[width=1in]{npn_transistor.png}
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\caption{An NPN bipolar junction transistor}
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\end{figure}
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\subsection*{PNP Transistor}
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\begin{figure}
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\includegraphics[width=1in]{npn_transistor.png}
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\caption{A PNP bipolar junction transistor}
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\end{figure}
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\section*{Field Effect Transistors (FETs)}
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\begin{figure}
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\includegraphics[width=1in]{fet_transistor.png}
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\caption{A FET}
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\end{figure}
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\section*{Applications}
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\subsection*{Amplification}
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\subsection*{Reducing Loading}
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\subsection*{Sourcing Current}
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\subsection*{Switching Digital Signals}
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\begin{figure}
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\includegraphics[width=1in]{nand_fet.png}
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\caption{A NAND logic gate (``not and'') built from FETs}
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\end{figure}
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\end{document}
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</latex>

Revision as of 09:55, 7 September 2012

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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

Npn 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