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a scarce, metallic, grayish-white element, normally tetravalent, used chiefly in transistors. Symbol: Ge; atomic weight: 72.59; atomic number: 32; specific gravity:  ...

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Umicore Germanium Optics - Umicore Electro-Optic Materials
Umicore brings you the proven advantages of Germanium (Ge) infrared optical materials for the manufacture of quality thermal imaging systems. Ge provides the  ...
2015 - USGS Mineral Resources Program
64. GERMANIUM. (Data in kilograms of germanium content unless otherwise noted).
germanium - USGS Mineral Resources Program
In 2003, the domestic germanium industry consisted of byproducts from two zinc mines and two refineries. The zinc- mining operations in Alaska and Tennessee ...
Germanium Compressor Manual - Chandler Limited
GERMANIUM COMPRESSOR. For peak performance, please allow the unit to warm up for at least 25 minutes before use. Prior to sending in your gear for repair ...
Germanium (Ge) - Crystran
Materials Data from Crystran Ltd . Poole . UK sales@crystran.

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New report examines the 2016 United States' single crystal germanium industry
United States Single Crystal Germanium Industry 2016 Market Research Report is a new market research publication announced by Reportstack. This report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Single Crystal Germanium industry.
Germanium dioxide (CAS 1310-53-8) Industry 2016 Global and Chinese Market
The 'Global and Chinese Germanium dioxide Industry, 2011-2021 Market Research Report' is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global Germanium dioxide industry with a focus on the Chinese market. The report provides key ...
Beyond silicon—the search for new semiconductors
Silicon (Si) and germanium (Ge) are in between and accordingly are semiconductors. Due to a quirk in the way both of them are structured, however, they are inefficient at exchanging electricity with light.
GloFo launches RF SOI PDK
“After releasing the first co-design PDK for our 5PAe silicon germanium offering, we are now extending our coverage of ADS PDK to our most advanced RF SOI technology, 7SW SOI. Our 7SW platform, with superior LNA, switch devices, and trap-rich ...
Q&A: WPI's Professor Alexander Emanuel on the Future of Power Electronics
Silicon, and to a limited degree germanium, were the choice material for decades. Then came silicon-carbide, a wonderful material that led to emerging technologies based on SiC MOSFETs and SiC IGBT with ratings as high as 1.0 to 30 kV.

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Germanium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Germanium is a chemical element with symbol Ge and atomic number 32. It is a lustrous, hard, grayish-white metalloid in the carbon group, chemically similar to ...
It's Elemental - The Element Germanium
The Element Germanium - Basic Physical and Historical Information.
Germanium (Ge) - Chemical properties, Health and Environmental
chemical properties, health and environmental effects of germanium.
Germanium - Element information, properties and uses | Periodic
Element Germanium (Ge), Group 14, Atomic Number 32, p-block, Mass 72.630. Sources, facts, uses, scarcity (SRI), podcasts, alchemical symbols, videos and ...
Germanium»the essentials [WebElements Periodic Table]
This WebElements periodic table page contains the essentials for the element germanium.

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