common-source amplifier

common-source amplifier

[¦käm·ən ‚sȯrs ′am·plə‚fī·ər]
(electronics)
An amplifier stage using a field-effect transistor in which the input signal is applied between gate and source and the output signal is taken between drain and source.
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Ideally, the phase of the drain is exactly opposite to that of the gate in a common-source amplifier structure.