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Conductivity and Photoconductivity in Egg White

Science  21 Mar 1969:
Vol. 163, Issue 3873, pp. 1350-1351
DOI: 10.1126/science.163.3873.1350

Abstract

Activation energies of 1.47 to 2.94 electron volts were obtained in egg white. These values are too large to be consistent with the large observed currents if one uses a semiconductor model and indicate that the standard semiconductor model is inappropriate for this biological material.

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