Suhl effect

Suhl effect

[′sül i‚fekt]
(electronics)
When a strong transverse magnetic field is applied to an n-type semiconducting filament, holes injected into the filament are deflected to the surface, where they may recombine rapidly with electrons or be withdrawn by a probe.
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