News - 1 Nov 2010
Voltaix, LLC, the acknowledged world market leader in the production of the germanium chemical vapor deposition (CVD) precursor, germane (GeH4), and Wonik Materials, Ltd., a rapidly growing South...
News - 17 Feb 2010
The use of germanium instead of silicon as basic material of transistors would enable faster chips containing smaller transistors. However, a number of problems still have to be solved. Transistors...
News - 11 Dec 2009
Microchip manufacturers have long faced challenges miniaturizing transistors, the key active components in nearly every modern electronic device, which are used to amplify or switch electronic...
Article - 21 Apr 2015
This article illustrates the capability to reduce part cutting time for infrared (IR) germanium lenses without losing its surface finish or form precision.
Article - 3 Jun 2013
Germanium is a chemical element with Ge as its symbol. It belongs to group 14, periodic number 4 of the periodic table. Its atomic number is 32
Article - 9 Apr 2013
Silicon-germanium is a general term for Si1-xGex alloy that consists of any molar ratio of germanium and silicon. It is manufactured on silicon wafers by using conventional silicon processing...
News - 17 Mar 2006
Optical fiber helped bring us the Internet, and silicon/germanium devices brought us microelectronics. Now, a joint team from Penn State University and the University of Southampton has developed a...
News - 31 Jan 2006
International Isotopes Inc. has announced the successful start of high purity germanium tetrafluoride gas production operations. INIS successfully produced germanium tetrafluoride (GeF4) at their...
News - 16 Dec 2005
Georgia Tech scientists and engineers are pursuing the dictum that "smaller is better" to develop a new breed of highly-integrated silicon-based microchips capable of operating in...
News - 27 Oct 2005
Light can carry data at much higher rates than electricity, but it has always been too expensive and difficult to use light to transmit data among silicon chips in electronic devices. Now, electrical...