Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133611095
ISBN 13: 978-1-13361-109-7

Chapter 10 - Liquids and Solids - Exercises - Page 501: 65


p-type semiconductor

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selenium (Se) , the main material here, is injected with Indium (In) which has less valence electrons than selenium. This impurity would form "holes" in the semiconductor parent material. Thus, it is a p-type or a positive type semiconductor.
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