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alloy-junction transistor[′a‚lȯi ¦jəŋk·shən tranz′is·tər]
A junction transistor made by placing pellets of a p-type impurity such as indium above and below an n-type wafer of germanium, then heating until the impurity alloys with the germanium to give a pnp transistor. Also known as fused-junction transistor.
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