How to Tell a PNP Transistor From an NPN Transistor?

Answer In bipolar junction transistors, the letters "P" and "N" refer to the type of semiconductor layers used for the transistor's base, collector and emitter. NPN and PNP transistors come in a variety o... Read More »

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Why transistor is called transistor of resistor?

We can say a transistor contains diodes. But generally we cant say it contains resisters. Because they are too different in their structure. So as i heard it would newer called like that.

What Is a NPN Transistor?

William Shockley, John Bardeen and Walter Brattain invented the transistor in1948 and were awarded the Nobel Prize for physics in 1956. The device, a solid-state component available in two types, N... Read More »

How to Test a Transistor?

A transistor is a semiconductor that allows current to flow through it under certain conditions, and cuts current off when other conditions are present. Transistors are commonly used as either a sw... Read More »

What is a transistor radio?

A transistor radio is a portable semiconductor device used to change between or amplify electronic signals. The electrical signal is then reproduced through loudspeakers on the device as an audio s... Read More »