Definition of P-n junction

1. Noun. The junction between a p-type semiconductor and an n-type semiconductor. "A p-n junction has marked rectifying characteristics"

Generic synonyms: Contact, Tangency



Definition of P-n junction

1. Noun. (physics) An interface between a p-type and n-type semiconductor; used to create junction diodes and junction transistors ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of P-n Junction

p-chlorophenol
p-code
p-cresol oxidoreductase
p-dimethylaminoazobenzene
p-fluorophenylalanine
p-glycoprotein
p-hydroxyamphetamine
p-hydroxymercuribenzoate
p-hydroxynorephedrine
p-hydroxyphenylacetate
p-hydroxyphenyllactate
p-hydroxyphenylpyruvate
p-lysinase
p-mercuribenzoate
p-n-p transistor
p-n junction (current term)
p-n junctions
p-nitrophenyl-alpha-L-rhamnopyranohydrolase
p-type
p-type semiconductor
p.
p. p.
p.a.
p.c.
p.m.
p.p.
p.p.s.

Literary usage of P-n junction

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The interface between the two regions is called a pn junction. Such regions can be prepared by doping the crystal with impurity atoms called donors or ..."

2. Frontiers of Engineering: Reports on Leading-edge Engineering from the 2005 by Nae, National Academy of Engineering (2006)
"His device consisted of a heterojunction between donor and acceptor semiconductors, resembling a pn junction in conventional solar cells (Figure 3b). ..."

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