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Common Emitter Transistor Amplifier

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caffine

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Hey guys, im new here to hello to everyone :D

I have been asked to explain what a Common Emitter Transistor Amplifier is

Now i know that in laymans terms it takes a varing signal and amplifies it but is there a way i can explain this in a way that isn't so obtuse?

thanks in advance for any advice given
 

crutschow

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A common emitter transistor amplifier is a particular configuration of a bipolar transistor with the emitter connected to (AC) common (ground). It is the most common configuration for this type of transistor when amplifying analog signals. Two other configurations are common-base and common-collector (emitter-follower).
 
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