To add elements into a semiconductor material during the manufacturing process to increase its conductivity. The impurities added are called dopants. Common dopants include arsenic, antimony, bismuth and phosphorous.
The type and level of doping determines whether the semiconductor is N-type (current is conducted by excess free electrons) or P-type (current is conducted by electron vacancies).
Slang term used to describe a blogger who plagiarizes the content of another blogger. See The History of Blogging in the Quick Reference section of
- damage over time
Abbreviated as DOT, in video and computer games, damage over time means the damage on a human or computer player character that is distributed over a period of time, usually until the character obtains help or a cure in the game level. For example, in many games, poison damage or spells can be a type […]
A Microsoft operating system platform that incorporates applications, a suite of tools and services and a change in the infrastructure of the company’s Web strategy. The .NET Framework supports building and running of next gen of applications and XML Web services. There are four main principles of .NET from the perspective of the user: It […]
- .NET Framework
A programming infrastructure created by Microsoft for building, deploying, and running applications and services that use .NET technologies, such as desktop applications and Web services. The .NET Framework contains three major parts: the Common Language Runtime the Framework Class Library ASP.NET.
- Dot-Matrix Printer
A type of printer that produces characters and illustrations by striking pins against an ink ribbon to print closely spaced dots in the appropriate shape. Dot-matrix printers are relatively expensive and do not produce high-quality output. However, they can print to multi-page forms (that is, carbon copies), something laser and ink-jet printers cannot do. Dot-matrix […]