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low-high, l-h, junction  junction in which potential barrier is formed not by contacting semiconductors of opposing conductivity type (n and p), but by bringing to contact heavily doped and lightly doped material of the same conductorvity type.
junction, p-n  n-type and p-type semiconductors are brought into contact in order to create a potential barrier; height ofthe potential barrier is controlled by the voltage applied between p- and n-type regions; homojunctions n- and p-type regions are formed in the same semiconductor typically by locally changing its doping from p to n, or vice versa ; in heterojunctions n- and p-type regions are made out of different semiconductors.
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