semiconductor

[ US /ˌsɛmaɪkənˈdəktɝ, ˌsɛmikənˈdəktɝ, ˌsɛmɪkənˈdəktɝ/ ]
[ UK /sˌɛmɪkəndˈʌktɐ/ ]
NOUN
  1. a substance as germanium or silicon whose electrical conductivity is intermediate between that of a metal and an insulator; its conductivity increases with temperature and in the presence of impurities
  2. a conductor made with semiconducting material
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How To Use semiconductor In A Sentence

  • It makes data generators, multimeters and oscilloscopes, as well as semiconductors, optoelectronic components and RF chip sets - all very complex products that require a great deal of customization for individual customers.
  • A paper-thin semiconductor device, the solar cell has no moving parts.
  • The term Silicon Valley was coined in the 1970s and refers to the 50-mile stretch between San Francisco and San Jose, where companies such as National Semiconductor BusinessWeek.com -- Top News
  • One way is to shine a laser on a semiconductor to give some of its electrons a boost.
  • The system is composed of a semiconductor laser source, a main fine mechanic system and controller, a real-time controlling system with SCM and data processing system by PC.
  • Foundry chipmakers build and operate immense semiconductor fabs to make chips designed by customers.
  • Solar cell is a kind of semiconductor device directly converts light into electric energy.
  • The semiconductor sector will be slow to recover, with any pick-up in volumes likely to be partially offset by pressure on price. Times, Sunday Times
  • It is highly unlikely that semiconductor designs will be considered to be artistic works.
  • Method:DIOMED semiconductor laser is used to treat 39 patients with vocal cords leukoplakia. , selected laser output parameters included contact or no contact, continuous mode, 5W power.
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