HOMEWORK QUESTION 1
What is a transistor? Why did the transistor lead to the digital revolution?
An electronic semiconductor device that is made of doped materials, and often used in switching or amplifying applications. It permited more sofisticated circuits in less space, providing the necesary background for the making of modern computers
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HOMEWORK QUESTION 2
What is the difference between an NPN and PNP type transistor?
NPN activates when a small current arrives to the base, conversely, PNP is "on" when a small current leaves the base
HOMEWORK QUESTION 3
What is the circuit symbol for an NPN BJT transistor?http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/c ... ol_NPN.svg
HOMEWORK QUESTION 4
What are the names of each of the 3 pins of a BJT transistor?
collector, base and emitter