heterojunction bipolar transistor


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heterojunction bipolar transistor

[¦hed·ə·rə‚jəŋk·shən ′bī‚pōl·ər tran‚zis·tər]
(electronics)
A bipolar transistor that has two or more materials making up the emitter, base, and collector regions, giving it a much higher maximum frequency than a silicon bipolar transistor. Abbreviated HBT.
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