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Unformatted text preview: Name ' g MSE 2620 Midterm 2009 Circle T or F indicating whether the statement is true or false. 3 points each 1) Metals have higher conductivities than semiconductors primarily because they have higher mobilities. T @ 2) The conductivity of both metals and intrinsic semiconductors decreases with increasing temperature. T @ 3) Two copper pieces of the same purity but of different dimensions will have different resistivities. T F
4) BCC is a close packed structure. T
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distance as you increase temperature. 17) Find the resistance of the following sample (5)
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slopes and the carrier concentration at relevant points. (No need to label temperatures) (15) ' Ionization Energy (meV}
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b. In what direction will electrons be deflected by the magnetic field?
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