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Stanton, Colby E. and Nguyen, SonBinh T. and Kesselman, Janet M. and Laibinis, Paul E. and Lewis, Nathan S. (2006) Semiconductors. In: Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry. Wiley , Chichester, pp. 1-16. ISBN 9780470860786.

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The structural, electronic, optical, and electrical properties of semiconductors are treated within a common framework. The bonding in the lattice determines the band structure of the solid, which is used to describe the chemical, optical, and electrical properties of the semiconductor. These concepts enable this process to be understood from a qualitative, chemically based viewpoint.

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Additional Information:© 2006 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Published Online: 15 March 2006. We acknowledge the National Science Foundation, grant CHE-8814694, and the Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, grant DE-FG03-88ER13932, for support of work in photoelectrochemistry. Janet M. Kesselman acknowledges the National Science Foundation and SonBinh T. Nguyen acknowledges the Department of Defense, Office of Army Research for pre-doctoral fellowships. This is contribution 8755 from the Caltech Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering.
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Subject Keywords:semiconductors; band structure; electrons; holes; mobility; solids
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Official Citation:Stanton, C. E., Nguyen, S. T., Kesselman, J. M., Laibinis, P. E. and Lewis, N. S. (2006). Semiconductors. In Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry (eds R. B. King, R. H. Crabtree, C. M. Lukehart, D. A. Atwood and R. A. Scott). doi:10.1002/0470862106.ia217
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