dopant

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Noun[edit]

dopant (plural dopants)

  1. A substance added in small amounts to a pure semiconductor material to alter its conductive properties.
    • 1970, James W[alter] Mayer; Lennart Eriksson; John A[rthur] Davies, “General Features of Ion Implantation”, in Ion Implantation in Semiconductors: Silicon and Germanium, New York, N.Y.: Academic Press, OCLC 912401876, page 5:
      It should be noted that even though both types of disorder can be annealed at temperatures well below those where diffusion of the dopant species occurs, there are still defects present.

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Verb[edit]

dopant

  1. present participle of doper

Adjective[edit]

dopant (feminine singular dopante, masculine plural dopants, feminine plural dopantes)

  1. boosting