p-type semiconductor


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p-type semiconductor

[′pē ¦tīp ′sem·i·kən‚dək·tər]
(electronics)
An extrinsic semiconductor in which the hole density exeeds the conduction electron density.
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Reversing the direction of the electric field inverted the n-type and p-type semiconductor regions, and a moderate field erased them.