exciton definition

  • noun:
    • An electrically natural excited state of an insulator or semiconductor, usually thought to be a bound state of an electron and a hole.
    • A bound condition of an electron and an electron hole in an insulator or semiconductor
    • An electrically neutral excited condition of an insulator or semiconductor, usually regarded as a bound state of an electron and a hole.
    • A bound state of an electron and an electron hole in an insulator or semiconductor

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