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(Electronics) a bipolar transistor consisting of two p-n junctions combined to form either an n-p-n or a p-n-p transistor, having the three electrodes, the emitter, base, and collector
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|Noun||1.||junction transistor - a semiconductor device capable of amplification|
base - (electronics) the part of a transistor that separates the emitter from the collector
collector - the electrode in a transistor through which a primary flow of carriers leaves the region between the electrodes
emitter - the electrode in a transistor where electrons originate
FET, field-effect transistor - a transistor in which most current flows in a channel whose effective resistance can be controlled by a transverse electric field
p-n-p transistor - a junction transistor having an n-type semiconductor between a p-type semiconductor that serves as an emitter and a p-type semiconductor that serves as a collector
semiconductor device, semiconductor unit, semiconductor - a conductor made with semiconducting material
electronics - the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices
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