semiconductor, semiconducting materialnoun
a substance as germanium or silicon whose electrical conductivity is intermediate between that of a metal and an insulator; its conductivity increases with temperature and in the presence of impurities
semiconductor device, semiconductor unit, semiconductornoun
a conductor made with semiconducting material
A substance with electrical properties intermediate between a good conductor and a good insulator.
A semiconductor is a material which has electrical conductivity between that of a conductor such as copper and that of an insulator such as glass. Semiconductors are the foundation of modern electronics, including transistors, solar cells, light-emitting diodes, quantum dots and digital and analog integrated circuits. The modern understanding of the properties of a semiconductor relies on quantum physics to explain the movement of electrons inside a lattice of atoms. The increasing understanding of semiconductor materials and fabrication processes has made possible continuing increases in the complexity and speed of semiconductor devices, an effect known as Moore's Law. The conductivity of a semiconductor material increases with increasing temperature, behaviour opposite to that of a metal. Semiconductors can display a range of useful properties such as passing current more easily in one direction than the other, variable resistance, and sensitivity to light or heat. Because the conductive properties of a semiconductor material can be modified by controlled addition of impurities or by the application of electrical fields or light, devices made with semiconductors are very useful for amplification of signals, switching, and energy conversion.
Is a type of material that can conduct electricity.
Semiconductors are used in a wide variety of electronic equipment and integrated circuits.Submitted by MaryC on May 23, 2016
The numerical value of semiconductor in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of semiconductor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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- شبه موصلArabic
- semiconductorCatalan, Valencian
- semikonduktaĵo, duonkonduktanto, duonkonduktaĵoEsperanto
- fo-ghiùlanairScottish Gaelic
- អង្គធាតុកន្លះចម្លង, សឺមីកុងឌុចទ័រKhmer
- yarı iletkenTurkish
- chất bán dẫnVietnamese
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