homojunction bipolar transistor

homojunction bipolar transistor

[¦hō·mō‚jəŋk·shən bī‚pō·lər tran′zis·tər]
(electronics)
Any bipolar transistor that is composed entirely of one type of semiconductor.
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Consequently, usable current gain can be maintained with much higher base doping than in homojunction bipolar transistors. The high base doping combined with thin base and collector regions reduce the electron transit time through the device and the device charging time.