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intrinsic Fermi level  Fermi level in an intrinsic semiconductor; located not exactly in the center of the energy gap because of the different effective mass of electron and hole.
Fermi level  energy level in solids at which the Fermi-Dirac distribution function is equal to 0.5.
effective mass  effective mass of electrons and holes in semiconductor is defined taking into account forces exerted on the carriers by the atoms in the given crystal; different in different semiconductors, hence, mobility of charge carriers is different in different semiconductors.
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