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Lessons in Circuits - Vol. III - Semiconductors

Lessons in Circuits - Vol. III - Semiconductors

Semiconductors are materials that exhibit electrical behavior somewhere between that of insulators and that of conductors. Conductors present very low resistance to the flow of current, whereas insulators conduct very little current even when a large potential difference is applied. A semiconductor exhibits intermediate conductivity because it has more available charge carriers than an insulator but fewer than a conductor. Examples of...

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