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indirect recombination  recombination via centers in the forbidden gap
recombination  process resulting in annihilation of free charge carriers in semiconductor; reversal of the generation process; typically electron recombining with hole looses energy and moves from the conduction band to valence band.
direct recombination  electron in the conduction band releases energy and recombines with hole in the valence band.
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