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Transistor Switches

  • David Cook

Abstract

When a chip pin provides current like the positive terminal of a battery, it is said to “source” current. When a chip pin receives current like the negative terminal of a battery, it is said to “sink” current. These terms are reminiscent of the water analogy, where water comes out of the source and then goes into the sink.

Keywords

Bipolar Transistor Negative Power Positive Power Base Lead Transistor Type 
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© David Cook 2002

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  • David Cook

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