common-base feedback oscillator

common-base feedback oscillator

[¦käm·ən ′bās ′fēd‚bak ‚äs·ə‚lād·ər]
(electronics)
A bipolar transistor amplifier with a common-base connection and a positive feedback network between the collector (output) and the emitter (input).
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