Depletion-region meaning

dĭ-plēshən
A region in a semiconductor device, usually at the juncture of P-type and N-type materials, in which there is neither an excess of electrons nor of holes. Large depletion regions inhibit current flow.
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In a transistor, the area where P-type silicon (holes) and N-type silicon (excess electrons) meet. See depletion mode.
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