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Subject: Re: XISTOR Q

From: "Paul Schreiber" <synth1@...
Date: 1999-11-11

I ∗highly∗ recommend the book:

Intutive IC Electronics - by Thomas Frederickson

which has wonderful explanations on semiconductors and how they work. Almost
∗ZERO∗ math. Very easy to understand. I referred to it constantly in grad

Paul S.

-----Original Message-----
From: Tkacs, Ken <Ken.Tkacs@...>
To: '' <>
Date: Thursday, November 11, 1999 12:33 PM
Subject: RE: [motm] XISTOR Q

>From: "Tkacs, Ken" <Ken.Tkacs@...>
>Which reply should I interject? "Ahh, I thought so" or, "∗That∗ clears
>things up"? <bg>
>It's all over my head. That's why I leave this stuff to the professionals.
>"Don't try this at home."
>(Oops, I _am_ trying this at home...)
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Paul Schreiber
>It means the hfe (DC beta, or current gain) has been "binned", ie tested
>in placed in groups of a range of betas, OR as a min. beta.