heterojunction

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heterojunction

[¦hed·ə·rō′jəŋk·shən]
(electronics)
The boundary between two different semiconductor materials, usually with a negligible discontinuity in the crystal structure.
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We've integrated our nanowire nanoscale heterostructure into a functional system that mimics the integration in chloroplasts and provides a conceptual blueprint for better solar-to-fuel conversion efficiencies in the future," Yang said.
Also, in future we plan for cheaper and more efficient heterostructure for photovoltaic applications.
Recently, efforts have been devoted on the synthesis of a special 1-D silver co-axial heterostructure (i.
2]-Si heterostructure elaborated by APCVD for solar energy conversion.
The field of spintronics is devoted to create, store, manipulate at a given location, and transport coherent electron spin states through dilute magnetic semiconductors and conventional semiconductor heterostructure [1].
It enables to characterise different media and to determine the presence of inclusions and their concentration in a given heterostructure.
The quantum Hall measurements were made on a single GaAs/AlGaAs heterostructure which we refer to from here on as "GaAs(7).
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This experiment involved testing submicron double heterostructure field effect transistors at high temperatures to determine their ability to maintain saturation and pinch-off characteristics.
Since our emphasis had been on devices, we attempted to make a heterostructure diode and we observed near-ideal exponential characteristics over four decades of current.