Conductivity and Photoconductivity in Egg White

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


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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