bulk lifetime

bulk lifetime

[¦bəlk ′līf‚tīm]
(solid-state physics)
The average time that elapses between the formation and recombination of minority charge carriers in the bulk material of a semiconductor.
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b] tends toward bulk lifetime of substance, while in more loose aggregates of many NPs, it is higher reflecting their reduced compactness.
4] crystallites (as it follows from enlarged bulk lifetimes in Table 1), packing efficiency being defined by crystallographic perfectness of arsenic sulfide polymorphs (decaying in [alpha]-[As.