energy gap


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energy gap

[′en·ər·jē ‚gap]
(solid-state physics)
A range of forbidden energies in the band theory of solids.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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