HONG KONG INSTITUTE OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION (SHA TIN) DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRONIC AND INFORMATION ENGINEERING

Conversion of h-parameters and Parameters of Hybrid-π Model for a BJT Circuit Models in CE Configuration

2-port network

h-parameter for CE

Suffixes for h-parameters i = input f = forward Suffixes for Transistor c - collector b - base

r = reverse o = output
e - emitter
hre = 2 × 10 − 4 hoe = 20 × 10− 6 S

Typical Values for an NPN transistor

hie = 1200Ω

h fe = 100

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(1) CE Amplifier Schematic

(2) Equivalent Circuit – h-parameter

(3) Equivalent Circuit – Hybrid-π
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There are 4 h-parameters for the CE configurations, viz., Short-circuit input resistance h 11

h11 =

v1 i1 v

2

=0

h-parameter / CE

hie =

vbe ib V

CE

= constant

Hybrid-π Here if v2 = 0 , i.e. vce = 0 or VCE = constant, we have

hie = rπ =

vbe ib

Short-circuit forward current ratio h 21

h21 =

i2 i1 v

2

=0

h-parameter / CE

h fe =

ic ib V

Hybrid-π Straight forward,

CE

= constant

h fe =

ic =β ib

Open-circuit reverse voltage ratio h 12

h12 =

v1 v2 i = 0
1

h-parameter / CE

Hybrid-π

v hre = be vce

I B = constant

vce ir = − c o = − g m ro ; and vbe vbe v 1 1 hre = be = =− vce I = constant Av g m ro Av =
B

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Open-circuit output admittance h 22

h22 =

i2 v2 i = 0
1

h-parameter / CE

hoe =

ice vce

Hybrid-π By inspection of circuit,

I B = constant

1 V  hoe = =  A  ro  I C   

−1

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