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drift mobility  a proportionality factor between drift velocity of charge carriers in semiconductor and electric field.
drift current  current in semiconductor caused by electric field.
drift velocity  velocity of charge carriers in semiconductor under the influence of electric field; as opposed to carriers in free space carriers in semiconductor are not "infinitely" accelerated by the electric field because of the scattering, and thus, they reach a finite velocity regardless of the period of time over which the field is acting; at a given electric field drift velocity is determined by the mobility of charge carrier.
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