Electronic – Difference between cascade and cascode


What is the difference between cascode amplifier configuration and cascade amplifier configuration?

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From a transistor perspective, a cascade is typically when the amplifier load(s) are connected in a left-to right horizontal chain configuration, whereas a cascode has the load(s) stacked vertically.

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