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Definition for depletion layer


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depletion layer

the region at the junction of p- and ntype semiconductors. Because of diffusion, free electrons and holes recombine at the junction. This creates pairs of oppositely charged ions on each side of the junction. This region is depleted of free electrons and holes.

Other electronic terms somewhat related to depletion layer
depletion mode MOSFET

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