Popular Electronics: Transistor Topics

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Popular Electronics: Transistor Topics

by KirtB » Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:19 am

Transistor Topics, January 1956 Popular Electronics

Popular Electronics magazine ran their "Transistor Topics" column for many years, and this is the third in the series. Unfortunately, I do not yet have the previous two editions, but someday... Transistors were a relatively new phenomenon at the beginning of 1956, so there was a lot to learn and a lot of people to teach about them. It might have been easier to make converts of dedicated tube users if the JFET had been commercialized before the BJT, since the JFET (voltage on the gate controls current flow) acts more ... http://www.rfcafe.com/miscellany/homepage-archive/2017/images/transistor-topics-january-1956-popular-electronics.gif