Definition of Semiconducting material
1. 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.
Substance meronyms: Semiconductor, Semiconductor Device, Semiconductor Unit
Specialized synonyms: Atomic Number 32, Ge, Germanium, Atomic Number 14, Si, Silicon
Generic synonyms: Conductor
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Literary usage of Semiconducting material
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1. Abstract of Reported Cases Relating to Letters Patent for Inventions by Thomas Minchin Goodeve (1884)
"... soft metal, or similar material, or by a deposit of metal upon its surface, or by fine particles of conducting or semiconducting material mixed with it. ..."
2. Semiconductors: Industry and Trade Summary by Andrew F. Malison (1994)
"The term has come to refer to all devices made of semiconducting material, including integrated circuits, discretes, and hybrids (See semiconductor device). ..."
3. Sematech's Technological Progress and Proposed R and D Program (1994)
"The term has come to refer to all devices made of semiconducting material, including integrated circuits, transistors, and diodes. A sophisticated piece of ..."