double-diffused transistor

double-diffused transistor

[¦dəb·əl də¦fyüzd tran′zis·tər]
(electronics)
A transistor in which two pn junctions are formed in the semiconductor wafer by gaseous diffusion of both p-type and n-type impurities; an intrinsic region can also be formed.
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