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June 10, 2016 AT 9:11 am

TED Ed Animation Explains How Transistors Work

This is a lovely animation by TED-Ed – it moves quickly, and goes from the history of mechanical/manual devices to logic gates through vacuum tubes to modern semiconductors and P-N junctions, animated with the help of a TO-92 character:

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