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A group 14 element is to be converted into n-type semiconductor by doping it with a suitable impurity. To which group should this impurity belong?

A group 14 element is to be converted into n-type semiconductor by doping it with a suitable impurity. To which group should this impurity belong?

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Gaurav
askIITians Faculty 164 Points
7 years ago

Hello Student
n- type semiconductor is formed by doaping a tetravalent element by a pentavalent element so that one electron remains free and contribute to the conductivity.So a group 14 element mut be dopped with a group 15 element for making a n type semiconductor.

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