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{n: diode, semiconductor diode, junction rectifier, crystal rectifier} a semiconductor that consists of a p-n junction



{n: light-emitting diode, LED} diode such that light emitted at a p-n junction is proportional to the bias current; color depends on the material used

{n: p-n junction} the junction between a p-type semiconductor and an n-type semiconductor
"a p-n junction has marked rectifying characteristics"

{n: p-n-p transistor} a junction transistor having an n-type semiconductor between a p-type semiconductor that serves as an emitter and a p-type semiconductor that serves as a collector


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