MOSFET gs resistor

Discussion in 'Homework Help' started by Steve1992, Mar 23, 2010.

  1. Steve1992

    Thread Starter Senior Member

    Apr 7, 2006
    100
    0
    I often see a high value resistor connected to the gate-source of a FET/MOSFET.
    What is its purpose?

    Thanks.
     
  2. beenthere

    Retired Moderator

    Apr 20, 2004
    15,815
    282
    To hold the gate at the source potential.
     
Loading...