How Does a Transistor Work?

By Akemi Iwaya on July 18th, 2013

Transistors are an important, integral part of all the electronic devices we love to use every day, but how do they work? Veritasium discusses the science of semi-conductor materials, doping with impurities, gates, and depletion layers that make transistor technology possible.

How Does a Transistor Work? [YouTube]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 07/18/13
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