This Is How a Transistor Works

Transistors are the magical electronic components that make your computer, smartphone and virtually every other gadget on the planet function—but how the hell do they work?

One word: semiconductors. But if that means nothing to you, then you should watch this video—which offers up a great explanation of the science behind transistors. You'll never have known more about how the guts of your gadgets work. [YouTube]


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