Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
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Chapter 29 - Molecules and Solids - Misconceptual Questions: 9

Answer

Choice A.

Work Step by Step

An element used for doping silicon should have one more or one fewer electrons in its outer shell than silicon does. Germanium has the same number of electrons in its outer p shell as silicon does, eliminating it as a good choice of dopant.
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