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A Semiconductor temperature

  1. Jul 30, 2017 #1
    I have got a question and i dont know the answer. Please help me.
    I have a n doped semiconductor. How does the number of conduction electrons depends on temperature and compare the situation to an intrinsic semiconductor?
    Do i look at the intrinsic density, because when it is n doped than n is much bigger than p and the multiplication will be dominated by n. Then i would know the temperature dependence for intrinsic T^3/2 *exp ?
    Thanks in advance
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  3. Jul 30, 2017 #2
    The answer is rather long. I'd suggest reading John McKelvey's "Solid State and Semiconductor Physics". He fully develops how electron and hole concentration vary with temperature.
  4. Oct 18, 2017 #3
    Try to read about vacuum diode, it uses heat depend transfer. Look also at semiconductor diode to have more reliable info.
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