Maharashtra State BoardHSC Science (Electronics) 11th
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Answer the following question. Which element would you use as an impurity to make germanium an n-type semiconductor? - Physics

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Answer the following question.

Which element would you use as an impurity to make germanium an n-type semiconductor?

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Solution

Germanium can be made an n-type semiconductor by doping it with pentavalent impurities, like phosphorus (P), arsenic (As), or antimony (Sb).

Concept: Electrical Conduction in Solids
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Balbharati Physics 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 14 Semiconductors
Exercises | Q 2. (ii) | Page 256
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