Definitions for "Solid-state device"
An element that can control current without moving parts, heated filaments, or vacuum gaps.
an electronic component or device that is composed chiefly or exclusively of solid materials, usually semiconducting, and that depends for its operation on the movement of charge carriers within it
A device whose electrical functions are performed by semiconductors or otherwise completely static components such as resistors and capacitors. The device may contain components that do not depend on electronic conduction in a vacuum or gas.