Charge Carrier

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charge carrier

[′chärj ‚kar·ē·ər]
(solid-state physics)
A mobile conduction electron or mobile hole in a semiconductor. Also known as carrier.

Carrier, Charge


(or simply carrier), a particle or quasi-particle that is capable of carrying an electric charge through a given substance. The term is most frequently used in solid-state physics, where the charge carriers are usually conduction electrons and holes.

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The estimation of the ionic mobility and charge carrier concentrations (Fig.
While the identity of the charge carriers in nonpolar fluids is generally not known, it is generally agreed upon that the number of charge carriers is a very small fraction of the total number of ionic or neutral species from which they originate [8,9].
The increasing of the conductivity is small at high frequencies; this is attributed to the electronic polarization and the electronic charge carriers which travel by hopping process.
eff] are the possible diffusion coefficients of each charge carrier concerned in [9]: Did is that in an ideal defect free lattice, D that in a lattice with point defects only, [D.
It should be noted that as indicated in the above, even when the bias voltage is large to make the depletion region of the spacer possess low conductivity, the charge carriers in the other part of the spacer are not depleted, and the maximum absorption can not reach 100%.
where e is the polymer permittivity, d the thickness of material and [mu] the mobility of charge carriers.
d], S [much greater than] 1 and at small values of the adhesion coefficient of both types of charge carriers on a surface [alpha]p, [alpha]n [approximately equal to] 0 [9] or at [alpha]p [much greater than] 1 and S [much greater than] 1 [10].
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At extremely low temperature, the charge carrier mobility (electrons) and the number of thermally generated charge carriers are significantly reduced, and thus the conduction mechanism is mainly attributed to the localized hopping process in the system as proposed by Mott [41], This is why the conduction in composite is non-ohmic in nature at 25 K.
Examining simulations of transport in organic semiconductors, Kordt sets out strategies for linking the chemical composition and morphology of an organic layer to charge carrier mobility and current-voltage characteristics of a device.