Conduction Band

The conduction band is the band of orbitals that are high in energy and are generally empty. In reference to conductivity in semiconductors, it is the band that accepts the electrons from the valence band. The conduction band can be seen in the diagram below.

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  1. Valence Band
  2. Fermi Level
  3. Introduction


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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Guelph

Last Updated: 97/04/11

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Guelph