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The Common Emitter Amplifier

The common emitter configuration is the most versatile of the three. It has low input impedance, moderate output impedance, voltage gain and current gain. The input and output are often capacitively coupled. Before performing an AC analysis we will discuss DC biasing.

Doug Gingrich
Tue Jul 13 16:55:15 EDT 1999