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semiconducting

[sem-ee-kuh n-duhk-ting, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm i kənˈdʌk tɪŋ, ˌsɛm aɪ-/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a semiconductor.
Also, semiconductive.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; semi- + conduct + -ing2
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  • The luminescent colors in these vials come from tiny crystals of semiconducting compounds dissolved in the water.
  • Both startups plan to use the diamond jewelry business to finance their attempt to reshape the semiconducting world.
  • The silicon layers are in turn coated with a semiconducting film that tints them to match the color of roofing shingles.
  • These tags would repel or attract and attach a menagerie of tiny electronic wires and semiconducting rods.
  • Originally, the researchers had used surfactants to produce porous semiconducting powders instead of gels.
  • The semiconducting layer in each device is formed from molecules that arrange themselves on the circuit surface.
  • Batches of the material contain tubes that are both conducting and semiconducting.
  • These defects in the crystal tend to snag electrons, disrupting the functions of the semiconducting devices.
  • Quantum dots are semiconducting crystals only a few nanometers across.
  • The film serves as a semiconducting material for the channel in a transistor.

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