Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 29 - Molecules and Solids - Misconceptual Questions: 8

Answer

Choice C.

Work Step by Step

As a semiconductor is heated, electrons are given thermal energy, and more of them can jump the band gap, which increases the number of electrons in the conduction band. This decreases the resistance.
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