grown junction

grown junction

[¦grōn ¦jəŋk·shən]
(electronics)
A junction produced by changing the types and amounts of donor and acceptor impurities that are added during the growth of a semiconductor crystal from a melt. Also known as ground junction.
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The earliest practical form was the grown junction transistor in 1950, which was followed in 1952 by the alloy junction transistor, the diffused-base transistor (1955), and the epitaxial transistor (1960).