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Offline AussieKenDoll

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Why Cu2O is a p type semiconductor?
« on: April 02, 2019, 08:45:59 AM »
Copper to oxygen ratio in Cu2O is slightly less than 2:1. Why this substance is a p-type semiconductor?

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Re: Why Cu2O is a p type semiconductor?
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2019, 03:32:13 AM »
The usual answer would be vacancy blah blah, similarly to GaAs.

BUT there is significant divergence on this particular topic, and additional explanations or variations exist
https://www.theses.fr/2017GREAI072.pdf pages 6, 7, 8

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