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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Connect multiple PN junctions together, and you form a Peltier element, shown in Figure 2: the p--and n-type materials are stacked electrically in series and thermally in parallel with a high-thermal.
Semiconductor Module--This module enables the detailed analysis of semiconductor device operations at the fundamental physics level allowing for the modeling of PN junctions, bipolar transistors, MOSFETs, MESFETs, thyristors, and Schottky diodes.
Equilibrium majority carrier concentration of real pn junctions is very close to concentration of impurity, consequently, the injection level of holes and electrons kp and [k.