Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
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Chapter 11 - Sections 11.1-11.13 - Exercises - Problems by Topic: 117b

Answer

Silicon doped with arsenic would form an n-type semiconductor.

Work Step by Step

Arsenic is a group 5A element. When silicon is doped with it, the extra electrons provided by arsenic become the charge carriers. So, the result is an n-type semiconductor.
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