conduction band

noun


Nearby words

  1. conductiometric titration,
  2. conduction,
  3. conduction analgesia,
  4. conduction anesthesia,
  5. conduction aphasia,
  6. conductive,
  7. conductive deafness,
  8. conductive education,
  9. conductive hearing impairment,
  10. conductive heat

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Science definitions for conduction band

conduction band

The electron orbital or orbitals, generally the outermost orbitals, in atoms in a conductor or semiconductor, in which the electrons are free enough to move and thereby carry an electric current. Compare valence band. See also bandgap.
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