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.
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Optical energy gap value was determined for the polymeric films which exposed to gamma rays.
UV-visible and Photoluminescence were investigated for CuO samples to calculate the optical energy gap , it was found that [E.
In general terms, it can be concluded that energy gap changes as the size of nanoparticles changes.
The electronic and optoelectronic properties of semiconductor quantum dots (QDs) are mediated by surface defects due to the presence of dangling bonds producing trap states within the HOMO-LUMO energy gap, and contributing to fluorescence quenching.
Purchases of natural gas remain high to plug the resource-poor country's energy gap after the 2011 Fukushima crisis forced the shutdown of nuclear reactors, which once supplied a third of the nation's power.
This market opening would allow for it to invest in solar and wind energy in an attempt to fill the current energy gap.
How will the politicians of tomorrow bridge the energy gap and deal with shortfall?
Japan has seen widening trade deficits since the Fukushima nuclear crisis in March 2011 forced it to switch off its atomic reactors and turn to pricey fossil fuel imports to plug the energy gap.
The trade deficit has ballooned since the 2011 Fukushima atomic crisis forced the shutdown of nuclear reactors and a shift to pricey fossil-fuel imports to plug the energy gap.
SWABI -- Scholars in a three-day international symposium said that focus on renewable energy could reduce the increasing energy gap between the supply and demand in Pakistan.
Werner further informed that these power projects to be completed by June 2016 would augment the network and improve performance of the power distribution system, which is critical to increase the overall energy efficiency and to bridge the widening energy gap in Pakistan.