7A70.55 - Band Gap - Diodes and Transistors

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Demo Title:
Band Gap - Diodes and Transistors
Band Gap
Area of Study:
Modern Physics
  • L. Kirkup, F. Placido, "Undergraduate Experiment: Determination of the Band Gap in Germanium and Silicon", AJP, Vol. 54, #10, Oct. 1986, p. 918.
  • A. Sconza, G. Torzo, G. Viola, "Experiment on the Physics of the PN Junction", AJP, 62, # 1, Jan. 1994, p. 66. 
  • Jurgen W. Precker, Marcilio A. da Silva, "Experimental Estimation of the Band Gap in Silicon and Germanium from the Temperature-Voltage Curve of Diode Thermometers", AJP, 70, # 11, Nov. 2002, p. 1150.
  • Physics Experiment #4, "Energy Gap In A Semiconductor", Keithley Instruments Division.

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