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BJT Small Signal Analysis

  1. Aug 6, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    The questions states to draw the output voltage (Vo) for two full cycles knowing that we have a sine source with 2v amplitude.

    2. Relevant equations


    3. The attempt at a solution

    I've found:
    Ic = 1.303 mA
    Av (gain) = 1

    I can't figure out why the output signal gets clipped while on the input signal is on a positive phase. You can see below that the simulation clearly shows a clipping of the output when the input goes above 1v.


    I'd really appreciate if someone could help me out by explaining why it clips. It's really bugging me not knowing why it's clipped.
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