ambipolar


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am·bi·po·lar

 (ăm′bĭ-pō′lər)
adj.
1. Applying equally to both positive and negative ions.
2. Operating in two directions simultaneously.
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ambipolar

(ˌæmbɪˈpəʊlə)
adj
(Electronics) electronics (of plasmas and semiconductors) involving both positive and negative charge carriers
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Deji, "Flexible black phosphorus ambipolar transistors, circuits and AM demodulator," Nano Letters, Vol.
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This patent facilitates the synthesis of ambipolar host materials for more efficient and longer life devices.
Hong, "Ambipolar memory devices based on reduced graphene oxide and nanoparticles," Advanced Materials, vol.
A fundamental property of the p-i-n diode is its i-region ambipolar carrier lifetime [tau], which represents the average time during which an electron-hole pair exists in the i-region of the diode [50].
Graphene has an extremely high carrier mobility, large sheet carrier concentration, and unique ambipolar characteristics that make it a suitable candidate for biomolecular sensing [14].
where [kappa] is the thermal conductivity, D is the ambipolar carrier diffusion in silicon, and is [[tau].sub.p] the laser pulse duration.
This phenomenon, proposed by Schottky [71], is called ambipolar diffusion [72, 73].
Unlike CMOS technology, CNTFET can exhibit either ambipolar behavior or a unipolar behavior depending upon its structure, that is, whether it is Schottky Barrier (SB) FET or MOSFET-like FET.
Chen et al., "Cost-efficient clamping solar cells using candle soot for hole extraction from ambipolar perovskites," Energy & Environmental Science, vol.