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Derivation of Carrier Concentration (ni)

  1. Mar 27, 2015 #1
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    I am following a lecture on carrier concentration and I got to the point where the instructor said that for homework, derive the carrier concentration equation ni, which equals: View attachment 81076

    To derive ni you need to compute the following integral which I am having trouble solving:

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    where:
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    I tried Integration by parts and no luck. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     

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  3. Mar 27, 2015 #2
    90make the variable change assume X = (E-[E][/C]/kT)
     
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