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Wire Transistor? Answered

How can I make a wire transistor? It needs to work quite well and has to be stable. Please help either with a picture and description or a schematic. Thanks to you guys in advance.

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RavensCraft (author)2012-09-02

The closest thing to a "wire transistor" would be the venerable
Vacuum Tube.
 Other than that there is the Magnetic Amplifier:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnetic_amplifier

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steveastrouk (author)2012-09-02

What's "wire transistor" ? There are conceptual wire nanotransistors, but they ain't for amateurs.

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steveastrouk (author)Kiteman2012-09-02

Or a cats-whisker diode ?

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Kiteman (author)steveastrouk2012-09-02

Possibly...

@tzq33tdq - we need more details. What do you understand a "wire transistor" be? What do you need it for?

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tzq33tdq (author)Kiteman2012-09-02

By 'wire transistor' I mean a wire/set of wires that act like a transistor. I want it because it would be cheaper and have a wider operating temp. than a normal transistor.

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steveastrouk (author)tzq33tdq2012-09-02

Just because you can put the words together in a certain order doesn't make the result realisable.

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Kiteman (author)tzq33tdq2012-09-02

Transistors cost a penny or two each, and operate well at temperatures below freezing, and approaching boiling.

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steveastrouk (author)Kiteman2012-09-02

BEYOND boiling. The maximum junction temperature can be 150C.

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