pnp transistor

pnp transistor

[¦pē¦en¦pē tran‚zis·tər]
(electronics)
A junction transistor having an n-type base between a p-type emitter and a p-type collector.
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The improved capabilities of the lateral PNP transistor allow designers to use the WPX and WPY process technologies in a wider range of power management applications requiring both higher operating power and temperature performance.
SBC35 options include 5V CMOS, a vertical PNP transistor, triple-well isolation, and a thick top-metal.
Zarlink's HSA process is a double-polysilicon, triple-metal technology with fully complementary NPN and PNP transistor structures.
SBC35 options include 5V CMOS, a vertical PNP transistor, a higher density linear MIM/MIS capacitor stack at 5.
Zarlink's HJV silicon process is a double-polysilicon, triple-metal technology with fully complementary NPN (n-channel, p-channel, n-channel) and PNP transistor structures.
The device can measure the temperature of a microprocessor using a diode-connected PNP transistor, which may be provided on-chip in the case of the Pentium III or similar processors, or it can be a low-cost discrete NPN/PNP transistor such as the 2N3904/2N3906.
An auxiliary low-dropout regulator driver can supply 12V at more than 200mA, using a low-cost external PNP transistor.
The Infineon TLE4250 Low-Drop Voltage Tracker consists of a low-offset operational amplifier, a driver circuit for a power PNP transistor pass element, and protection circuits against overload, short circuit, overheating, reverse polarity and reverse current.
5V, when the bq2057 is used with an inexpensive external PNP transistor or P-channel FET.
1AEbw-2013), radio frequency (RF) transceivers, embedded memory, monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), power switching devices, high voltage diodes, high voltage transistors, Zener voltage regulators, NPN and PNP transistors and signal diodes.
Footnote BCD-on-SOI = Mixed-signal Silicon-on-Insulator technology combining bipolar, CMOS and DMOS devices CMOS = Complimentary Metal Oxide Semiconductor DMOS = Double Diffused Metal Oxide Semiconductor DSL = Digital Subscriber Line EEPROM = Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory EMI = ElectroMagnetic Interference LNPN = Lateral NPN transistors LPNP = Lateral PNP transistors