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Semiconductor

A semiconductor is a material with an electrical conductivity that is intermediate between that of an insulator and a conductor.

A semiconductor behaves as an insulator at very low temperature, and has an appreciable electrical conductivity at room temperature although much lower conductivity than a conductor.

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