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PNP Transistor Vs NPN Transistor-Difference between PNP Transistor and NPN Transistor

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PNP Transistor vs NPN Transistor

Following table mentions difference between the PNP and NPN transistor types.

PNP Transistor NPN Transistor
It consists of two P regions and a thin N-region between them. It consists of two N regions and a thin P-region between them.
Movement of holes from emitter to collector is responsible for conduction of current in PNP transistor. Movement of free electrons from emitter to collector is responsible for conduction of current in NPN transistor.
The full form of PNP is Positive-Negative-Positive. The full form of NPN is Negative-Positive-Negative.
Not widely used. Widely used compare to PNP type.
Resistance values check table-1 Resistance values check Table-1

Resistance values between terminals-PNP Transistor vs NPN Transistor
Table-1: Resistance values between transistor terminals

Refer BJT vs FET for difference between BJT and FET transistor types.

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