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The most important electronics terms, demystified in one place.


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An elementary particle with a neutral charge. Part of the makeup of an atom’s nucleus but doesn’t play a significant role in electronics.

Book Definition

Particle without electric charge in the nucleus of an atom.

Grob’s Basic Electronics, 11th Edition by Mitchel E. Schultz

An uncharged particle found in the nucleus of an atom.

Electronic Devices : Conventional Current Version, 9th Edition by Thomas L. Floyd

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