npn transistor

Definitions

General Science

Computing

  • noun a bipolar transistor design using p-type semiconductor for the base and n-type for the collector and emitter

Electronics

  • (written as NPN transistor)
    A bipolar junction transistor with n-type material emitter and collector regions separated by a p-type material base region. A PNP transistor has p-type emitter and collector regions separated by an n-type base region.
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