Schottky defect

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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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