Share this entry
p-type Syllabification: p-type
Pronunciation: /ˈpēˌtīp/

Definition of p-type in English:


Denoting a region in a semiconductor in which electrical conduction is due chiefly to the movement of positive holes. Often contrasted with n-type.
Example sentences
  • Instead, it must wait until it passes through the depletion region, and into the p-type region, where it is met with a huge concentration of holes, and can recombine.
  • We could create, for example, a thin n-type region surrounded by a p-type region.
  • This type of conduction is known as p-type conduction.
Definition of p-type in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources