extrinsic semiconductor


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extrinsic semiconductor

[ek¦strinz·ik ′sem·i·kən‚dək·tər]
(electronics)
A semiconductor whose electrical properties are dependent on impurities added to the semiconductor crystal, in contrast to an intrinsic semiconductor, whose properties are characteristic of an ideal pure crystal.
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We choose n-Si because it is a strongly dispersive extrinsic semiconductor.
Wu, "Tunable defect mode in a semiconductor-dielectric photonic crystal containing extrinsic semiconductor defect," Solid State Communications, Vol.
Chang, "Analysis of tunable multiple-filtering property in a photonic crystal containing strongly extrinsic semiconductor," Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, Vol.
Here, the semiconductor will be taken to an extrinsic semiconductor, n-Si whose permittivity can be tuned by the impurity concentration.
For the semiconductor layer S, we shall consider the extrinsic semiconductor, the n-type silicon (n-Si).