valence band
noun Date: 1953 the range of permissible energy values that are the highest energies an electron can have and still be associated with a particular atom of a solid material — compare conduction band

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  • Valence band — In solids, the valence band is the highest range of electron energies where electrons are normally present at absolute zero. In semiconductors and insulators, there is a band gap above the valence band, followed by a conduction band above that.… …   Wikipedia

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  • valence band — noun The highest range of electron energies in an insulator or semiconductor that can be populated; it corresponds to the valence electrons of the constituent atoms …   Wiktionary

  • Valence Band —   The highest energy band in a semiconductor that can be filled with electrons …   Energy terms

  • valence band — noun : the range of permissible energy values that are the highest energies an electron can have and still be associated with a particular atom of a solid material compare conduction band herein …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Band gap — This article is about solid state physics. For voltage control circuitry in electronics, see Bandgap voltage reference. In solid state physics, a band gap, also called an energy gap or bandgap, is an energy range in a solid where no electron… …   Wikipedia

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