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Chapter 10, Problem 11E
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What is a semiconductor? What do n-type and p-type mean?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The term ‘semiconductor’ is to be defined. The meaning of n-type and p-type is to be explained.

Concept Introduction:

Conductivity is defined as the extent to which a particular material can conduct electricity.

The materials are of three types as per their conducting properties, namely conductors, semiconductors, and insulators.

Explanation of Solution

Semiconductors are the materials that have conductivity between metals and insulators. The conductivity of a semiconductor increases with the increase in temperature.

Silicon is an example of a semiconductor. It has four valence electrons. However, when it is added with a small amount of element impurities, its conductivity can be altered. These impurities are called dopants...

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