minority carrier


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minority carrier

n
(Electronics) the entity responsible for carrying the lesser part of the current in a semiconductor. Compare majority carrier
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The record-breaking solar module, using the Company's independently developed high performance mc-Si wafers with a high minority carrier lifetime, is manufactured with a number of advanced in-house technologies including half-cell interconnection, passivated emitter and rear cell (PERC) technology and highly efficient light trapping.
The silicon-on-insulation (SOI) lateral, unidirectional, bipolar-type insulated-gate transistor (lubister) is a pn-junction device that has various operation characteristics including macroscopic minority carrier injection, microscopic carrier recombination, and full quantum-mechanical behavior.
j]--junction capacitance), and the excess minority carrier charge ([C.
The developers adopted a different operational physics for this device, which operates on minority carrier transportation and an integrated third terminal rectifier, which is one more than other commercial SiC devices.
According to the researchers, high-speed signal mixing is made possible by the nonlinear coupling of the internal optical field to the base electron-hole recombination, minority carrier emitter-to-collector transport, and the base-to-collector electron tunneling at the collector junction.
This relative minimum occurs because of the reduction of minority carrier (electron) scattering from plasmons associated with majority carriers (holes) and because of the removal of majority carriers (holes) from scattering the minority carriers (electrons) due to the Pauli exclusion principle for the majority carriers (holes).
Jain and Harsh, "Variation of Minority Carrier Lifetime with Level of Injection in p-n Junction Devices," Electronics Letters, April 1982, Vol.
Characterization: A number of techniques have been developed for the systematic study of the effect of the nature and density of dopants on properties such as minority carrier diffusion length, conductivity, |4,5~ photoconductivity, |4,8~ majority carrier density and mobility.
Contract award: supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of a Measurement System capable of performing minority carrier lifetime and light beam induced current measurements on semiconductor material, for the setting up of a Solar Laboratory at the University of Malta.
6% stable efficiency, light-trapping in thin-film silicon solar cells with a combination of periodic and randomly textured back-reflectors, light filtering devices using background wavelength processing techniques, a decrease in the minority carrier lifetime of crystalline silicon caused by rapid heating, and forming aluminum oxide films on silicon surfaces by aluminum evaporation in an oxygen gas atmosphere.
The injection level is ratio of excess minority carrier concentration to equilibrium majority carrier concentration [1]-[3].
CE(on)] (collector-to-emitter saturation voltage), which derive from the IGBT's minority carrier operation, outweigh the poor switching performance, enabling high overall operating efficiency.

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