Field effect

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Field effect may refer to:

  • Field effect (semiconductor), the physical mechanism modulating the conductivity of a semiconductor using an applied voltage difference.
  • Field effect (neoplasm, medicine) (also referred to as "field defect", "field cancerization", and "field carcinogenesis"), a field of molecular and cellular changes in normal appearing tissue, which predispose to the development of cancer.
  • Wien effect, in electrolytes, an increase in ionic mobility or conductivity of electrolytes at very high gradient of electrical potential.