# The resistivity of pure silicon is about _______

The resistivity of pure silicon is about _______

### Right Answer is: 100 Ω cm

#### SOLUTION

• Semiconductor materials lie in the range between conductor and insulator, as shown in Fig.
• Pure germanium has a resistivity of 60 Ω cm.
• Pure silicon has a considerably higher resistivity, in the order of 60,000 Ω cm.

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