semiconducting material

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Noun1.semiconducting material - a substance as germanium or silicon whose electrical conductivity is intermediate between that of a metal and an insulatorsemiconducting material - a substance as germanium or silicon whose electrical conductivity is intermediate between that of a metal and an insulator; its conductivity increases with temperature and in the presence of impurities
semiconductor device, semiconductor unit, semiconductor - a conductor made with semiconducting material
atomic number 32, Ge, germanium - a brittle grey crystalline element that is a semiconducting metalloid (resembling silicon) used in transistors; occurs in germanite and argyrodite
atomic number 14, Si, silicon - a tetravalent nonmetallic element; next to oxygen it is the most abundant element in the earth's crust; occurs in clay and feldspar and granite and quartz and sand; used as a semiconductor in transistors
conductor - a substance that readily conducts e.g. electricity and heat
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IGZO is a semiconducting material made up of Indium, Gallium, Zinc and Oxygen.
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Each cell is made of semiconducting material, usually silicon.
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