The electrical conductivity of an intrinsic semiconductor at 0 K is |
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a) |
Less than that of an insulator |
b) |
Is equal to zero |

c) |
Is equal to infinity |
d) |
More than that of an insulator |

The electrical conductivity of an intrinsic semiconductor at 0 K is |
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a) |
Less than that of an insulator |
b) |
Is equal to zero |

c) |
Is equal to infinity |
d) |
More than that of an insulator |

1 Answer

127 votes

The conductivity of an intrinsic semiconductor decreases with decrease in temperature and so it behaves as an insulator at 0 K. The conductivity of an insulator is zero. Therefore, the electrical conductivity of an intrinsic semiconductor at 0 K is equal to zero. |

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