conduction band


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conduction band

n.
The set of electron orbitals, generally the outermost shells of the atoms in a conductor or semiconductor, in which electrons are free to move and thereby carry an electric current.

conduction band

n
(General Physics) See energy band
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Details of the conduction band parameters and the employed simulation model which is used are presented in section 2, and results for simulation carried out are interpreted in section 3.
v](E) are, respectively, the electron density of states for the conduction band and the hole density of states for the valence band, [k.
Spooner (1994) supposed that this effect in quartz is caused by thermal population of a set of narrowly spaced excited states near the ground state of the defect, from which optical stimulation brings charge carriers to the conduction band.
When we investigate the possible current conduction mechanisms in a MPS structure with n-type semiconductor, we also should consider the density of interface traps (Dit) and their location with respect to the bottom of conduction band.
The bandgap of a material is the energy difference between electrons residing in the two most important states of a material-valence band states and conduction band states.
A direct transition occurs when the lowest energy state in the conduction band has the same value of wave vector as the highest energy state in the valence band, otherwise indirect transition results (Kittel, 1966).
Using the inhomogeneity model, the number of electrons in the bound and conduction band regions are calculated.
The hole-type conduction band is reminiscent of the high [T.
In photocatalysis, light energy from a UV-A light source ([Lambda] 350-400 nm) excites an electron from the valence band of the catalyst to the conduction band (Figure 1 shows a schematic representation of the photocatalytic process).
In direct band gap semiconductors, top of the valance band and bottom of the conduction band lie at the same zero crystal momentum (wave vector).