1

GATE ECE 2015 Set 2

Numerical

+1

-0

An n–type silicon sample is uniformly illuminated with light which generates 10

^{20}electron hole pairs per cm^{3}per second. The minority carrier lifetime in the sample is 1 $$\mathrm\mu$$s.In the steady state, the hole concentration in the sample is approximately 10^{x}, where x is an integer. The value of x is __________________Your input ____

2

GATE ECE 2015 Set 2

Numerical

+1

-0

A piece of silicon is doped uniformly with phosphorous with a doping concentration of
$$10^{16}/cm^2$$. The expected value of mobility versus doping concentration for silicon assuming
full dopant ionization is shown below. The charge of an electron is $$1.6\;\times\;10^{-19}\;C$$.
The
conductivity
(in S cm

^{-1}) of the silicon sample at 300 K is _________________.Your input ____

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GATE ECE 2015 Set 1

Numerical

+1

-0

A silicon sample is uniformly doped with donor type impurities with a concentration of $$10^{16}/cm^3$$.The electron and hole mobilities in the sample are
$$1200\;cm^2/V-s$$ and $$400\;cm^2/V-s$$ respectively. Assume complete ionization of impurities.
The charge of an electron is $$1.6\;\times\;10^{-19}\;C$$.The resistivity of the sample
$$\left(in\;\Omega-cm\right)$$ is _____________.

Your input ____

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GATE ECE 2014 Set 4

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

+1

-0.3

In the figure ln(ρ

_{i}) is plotted as a function of 1/T, where ρ_{i}the intrinsic resistivity of silicon, T is is the temperature, and the plot is almost linear.The slope of the line can be used to estimate

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