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n-type

adjective
  1. (of a semiconductor) having more conduction electrons than mobile holes
  2. associated with or resulting from the movement of electrons in a semiconductorn-type conductivity
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N-type

  1. Made of material, usually a semiconductor such as silicon, that has been doped with impurities so that it has an excess of conductive electrons. Compare P-type.
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