Valence-band meaning

The outermost electron shell of atoms in an insulator or semiconductor in which the electrons are too tightly bound to the atom to carry electric current.
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The outermost electron shell of atoms in an insulator or semiconductor, in which the electrons are too tightly bound to the atom to carry electric current.
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(physics) The highest range of electron energies in an insulator or semiconductor that can be populated; it corresponds to the valence electrons of the constituent atoms.
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