Glossary Definition for MESFET

Glossary Term: MESFET 

Definition

A Metal-Semiconductor Field-Effect-Transistor uses a metal-semiconductor (Schottky) junction to create the conductive channel, rather than using a p-n junction as a JFET does; or a metal-oxide-semiconductor layer as a MOSFET uses.
Synonyms
  • Metal-Semiconductor Field-Effect-Transistor
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