depletion layer

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depletion layer
 
n
electronics a region at the interface between dissimilar zones of conductivity in a semiconductor, in which there are few charge carriers

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Main Entry:  depletion layer
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  an interface in a semiconductor between two dissimilar regions of conductivity, insulating region in a semiconductor junction
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