Semiconductor

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Semiconductor

Any substance that conducts electricity more slowly than a conductor. Semiconductors are common in products like computer chips and, as such, may be traded as commodities. Silicon and germanium are both semiconductors.
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Wedco/ICO Polymers rolled out three of what are said to be the first semiconductive polyethylenes intended specifically for rotomolding.
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Zinc Oxide and Semiconductive Materials (Mg,Zn)O/ZnO Heterostructures Prepared by Pulsed Laser Deposition
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In addition, the charge polarization in the semiconductive MWCNTs also contributed to higher real permittivity at greater MWCNT loadings.
CHAPTER TEN: CONDUCTIVE AND SEMICONDUCTIVE POLYMERS 117
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