Semiconductor

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Semiconductor

Any substance that conducts electricity more slowly than a conductor. Semiconductors are common in products like computer chips and, as such, may be traded as commodities. Silicon and germanium are both semiconductors.
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We're excited to be distributing HiPco nanotubes globally, and, more importantly, developing new semiconducting and metallic sorted products based on the HiPco raw material.
Of the compositions tested, a catalyst of 27 percent nickel and 73 percent iron produced the most dramatic result: the vast majority of the nanotubes were semiconducting.
Semiconducting plastics, however, break down over time, says Ilan Gur, a graduate student and materials science engineer at Lawrence Berkeley (Calif.
In the early 1960s, however, research revealed that thermocouples made of special semiconducting alloys had power conversion efficiencies applicable to small-scale power generation.
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The ability of discotic liquid crystals (DLC) to self-assemble, self-organize, self-heal, and self-process makes them potential functional materials for many semiconducting device applications, and as models for energy and charge migration in self-organized dynamic functional soft materials, says Kumar (soft condensed matter, Raman Research Institute, Bangalore, India), but such potential has not been exploited.
The invention, a new semiconducting material called PTB1, converts sunlight into electricity.
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A team led by Heath demonstrated that a simple 16-bit memory circuit could be built from semiconducting crossbars taking advantage of chemical transistor switches made from organically synthesized molecules, says Nanosys.
diamond thin films, today introduced a line of semiconducting diamond