alloy junction

alloy junction

[′a‚lȯi ‚jəŋk·shən]
(electronics)
A junction produced by alloying one or more impurity metals to a semiconductor to form a p or n region, depending on the impurity used. Also known as fused 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).