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bandgap

In a material, the energy difference between its non-conductive state and its conductive state. There is virtually no bandgap in most metals, but a very large one in an insulator (dielectric). In a semiconductor, the bandgap is small. Technically, the bandgap is the energy it takes to move electrons from the valence band to the conduction band.
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This could be the reason why the bandgap of these films changed more than that of the CdS/SnS films.
Projects that lower the cost and increase the availability of wide bandgap power electronic devices by increasing gallium nitride (GaN) and silicon carbide (SiC) foundry capacity.
Blue, necessary to produce white, proved to be a greater challenge with its wide energy bandgap and very different material properties.
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A field-effect transistor that utilizes the electron movement at the junction between two semiconductors with different bandgaps - as electron mobility in HEMTs is faster than that of conventional semiconductors.
The alliance projects to roll out application modules of these wide bandgap semiconductors, whose electronic band gaps are larger than one or two electronvolts (eV).
The optical bandgap energy gas obtained by extrapolating the absorption edge line to the abscissa to the low energy.
In view of varying the spectral position of the photonic bandgap, various drawing velocities were used to obtain fibers with external diameters ranging from 300 to 500 [micro]m.
The bandgap of a material is the energy difference between electrons residing in the two most important states of a material-valence band states and conduction band states.
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This important Air Force program builds upon significant work already performed by Ascent Solar personnel in the area of wide bandgap thin-film photovoltaic technology.
4 GHz, as well as wide bandgap semiconductor RF power devices.