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How a MOSFET Works – with animation! | Intermediate Electronics

In this tutorial, using some animation, Josh explains how a MOSFET works. These Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistors are strangely straightforward in their operation but the logical leap to create them, and the way they have changed the way the world works is amazing. While there are different types of Field Effect Transistors (FETs), the MOSFET is a great example of how a field effect transistor works in general. He also briefly touches on how a Field Effect Transistor is physically made. Check out the transcript of this tutorial on the CircuitBread website –

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Table of Contents:
0:14 Introduction to MOSFETS
0:36 The physical construction of an NMOS MOSFET
1:08 How the Field Effect from FET works
2:40 Difference between NMOS and PMOS construction
2:48 Difference between enhancement and depletion mode MOSFETs
3:14 Channel length and channel width

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