hole trap

hole trap

[′hōl ‚trap]
(electronics)
A semiconductor impurity capable of releasing electrons to the conduction or valence bands, equivalent to trapping a hole.
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3+] in B + 4O tetrahedra is true, the weak bond of the O4 atom with two tetrahedra should become even weaker, and O4 would become a hole trap.
3+] position produces a much deeper hole trap at O4 oxygen.
3+], making the destruction of some part of hole traps irreversible.
BIG LICKS: Saffy was no help ALIVE: Giles fell into the bunker at his home, above, which is based on the Road Hole trap, right