gold doping

gold doping

[′gōl ‚dōp·iŋ]
(electronics)
A technique for controlling the lifetime of minority carriers in a transistor; gold is diffused into the base and collector regions to reduce storage time in transistor circuits.
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The advantage of the platinum doping process is to reduce leakage current by approximately 100 times, compared to gold doping, providing scope to improve VF at a given trr.