intrinsic semiconductor


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intrinsic semiconductor

n
(Electronics) an almost pure semiconductor to which no impurities have been added and in which the electron and hole densities are equal at thermal equilibrium. Also called: i-type semiconductor
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This is where intrinsic semiconductor reliability testing comes into play, enabling designers to find the sweet spot that optimizes both performance and quality while keeping to a quick production schedule.
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