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CBSE - XII Science - Physics - Semiconductor Electronics

what do you mean by minority and majority carriers?I did not understand any of them?

Asked by Drona 2nd March 2013, 8:39 PM
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Suppose on the p-side of the pn junction diode, the concentration of holes is much higher than the electrons.
thus when it conducts, the majority charge carriers will be holes and the minority charge carriers will be electrons.
Answered by Expert 3rd March 2013, 8:56 PM

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