Question
Tue September 15, 2009 By: Sakshi Jain

How can you classify solids on the basis of their resistivity values?

Expert Reply
Tue September 15, 2009

High resistivity means low conductance, these solids are called insulators.

Low resistivity means high conductance, these solids are called conductors.

The solids with medium and nonlinear resistance are called semiconductors.

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