What’s All This Common-Base Stuff, Anyway? (.PDF Download)

In 2007, a power-conversion startup company was promoting a wall-wart schematic that had an external FET driving an external high-voltage transistor (Fig. 1). I note the startup company has been absorbed by the great folks at Power Integrations, and I see no mention of this part or schematic on its website. Indeed, Power Integrations

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