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Common Base Circuit with Base Resistor and a Collector Resistor Formed in Common Isolation Region

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000049595D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-09

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A transistor connected in a common base configuration has a collector resistor formed as two series-connected resistors within a common isolation region of an integrated circuit device. The common connection point of the two resistors is connected to the base terminal to provide a reference voltage. The resistor values are adjusted to establish a switching level for the transistor.