p-n junction

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p-n junction

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(Electronics) electronics a boundary between a p-type and n-type semiconductor that functions as a rectifier and is used in diodes and junction transistors
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Noun1.p-n junction - the junction between a p-type semiconductor and an n-type semiconductor; "a p-n junction has marked rectifying characteristics"
tangency, contact - (electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact; "they forget to solder the contacts"
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In the present work, three new designs for p-n junctions were formed with p-and n-type polyacrylamide hydrogels (PAAm) doped with positive ([Na.
gel]-U characters of the p-n junctions were also tested for varying swelling ratios of the gels.
The researchers have developed a photovoltaic cell, comprising of 36 individual arrays of silicon nanowires featuring radial p-n junctions.
2]) with two P-N junctions layered vertically, one atop the other.
By creating stacks of p-n junctions in the cells, researchers have pushed the performance to 32 percent.
The Endeavor-AT's DC-RF coupled S-Gun chamber eliminates electrical damage to the LED p-n junctions during silicon nitride deposition, ensures low substrate temperatures during deposition, and creates high-density nitride films with near-zero intrinsic stress and good optical properties.