compensated semiconductor


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compensated semiconductor

[′käm·pən‚sād·əd ′sem·i·kən′dək·tər]
(electronics)
Semiconductor in which one type of impurity or imperfection (for example, donor) partially cancels the electrical effects on the other type of impurity or imperfection (for example, acceptor).
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