Associations to the word «Semiconductor»


SEMICONDUCTOR, noun. (physics) A substance with electrical properties intermediate between a good conductor and a good insulator.
SEMICONDUCTOR HETEROSTRUCTURE, noun. Any of various structures consisting of two different semiconductors in junction contact; they have unique electrical and electrooptical properties different from those of the components
SEMICONDUCTOR HETEROSTRUCTURES, noun. Plural of semiconductor heterostructure
SEMICONDUCTOR MEMORIES, noun. Plural of semiconductor memory
SEMICONDUCTOR MEMORY, noun. Any device used to store and retrieve digital information that is manufactured using integrated circuit technology

Dictionary definition

SEMICONDUCTOR, noun. 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, noun. A conductor made with semiconducting material.

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