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carrier injection  the process of introducing charge carriers from one region within semiconductor device to another (e.g. in a forward-biased p-n junction electrons are injected to the p-type region and holes are injected to the n-type region).
emitter  very high conductivity region in semiconductor devices acting as a source of free majority carriers typically injected into the adjacent region (for instance into base in the bipolar transistor)
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