Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321809246
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Chapter 11 - Sections 11.1-11.13 - Exercises - Problems by Topic - Page 540: 118a


Silicon doped with gallium would form a p-type semiconductor.

Work Step by Step

Gallium is a group 3A element. When silicon is doped with it, the resultant electron holes act as the positive charge which are the charge carriers. So, it is a p-type semiconductor.
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