Definition of p-type in English:

p-type

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Pronunciation: /ˈpiːtʌɪp
 
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adjective

Electronics
Denoting a region in a semiconductor in which electrical conduction is due chiefly to the movement of positive holes. Compare with n-type.
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  • 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.

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