junction field effect transistor

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Junction Field Effect Transistor definition

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(JFET, Junction FET) A Field Effect Transistor in which the conducting channel lies between pn junctions in the silicon material. A pn junction acts as a diode, so it becomes conductive if the gate voltage gets reversed.
(1997-02-24)

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