What is the purpose of a transistor?

Answer The transistor is one of the biggest technological successes of the 20th century. Essentially a tiny sandwich made of silicon, these devices act as switches or amplifiers. Manufacturers can pack mi... Read More »

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How to Tell a PNP Transistor From an NPN Transistor?

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 »

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 »

What is the replacement for for 3g transistor?