Schottky defect

noun
Schott·​ky defect | \ ˈshätkē- \

Definition of Schottky defect

: a defect in a crystal lattice created by removing an ion from its normal site and placing it on the crystal surface

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History and Etymology for Schottky defect

after Walter Schottky, born 1886 German physicist

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“Schottky defect.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Schottky%20defect. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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