emitter

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a device or other means of emitting something
  • noun a layer of semiconductor material in a transistor from which the electrons carrying the charge originate

Electronics

  • That which emits.
  • In a bipolar transistor, the region from which minority carriers are injected into the base. Also, the electrode attached to this region. Its symbol is E. Also called emitter region, or emitter electrode.
  • symbolE
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