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Silicon Germanium Material Market: Regional Outlook. Korea, Taiwan, and Japan are the leading countries in the silicon germanium material market. The large contribution of these countries in the global silicon germanium material market has made Asia Pacific a leading region. High growth is expected in the region during the forecast period.
Germanium diodes' lower forward drop (.2V to .3V versus .7V to 1.0V) make them better at small signal detection and rectification. V ostly because of their cost but also because silicon transistor have faster switching properties and are far more resistant to damage by heat. Silicon transistor also have a much wider operating band.
Silicon versus Germanium. Why is silicon wafers preferred over Germanium wafers? Germanium was in the first transistors. These transistors were meant to replace the vaccum tubes found in World War Two era Radar. The military wanted smaller, lighter and more powerful radar to bomb Germany.
Elementary germanium is silver- white metal having much the outward appearance of bright solder when fused. Germanium is very hard so it has a tendency to fracture when drilled or cut. When the germanium is fractured, the break is shiny and hard similar to metallic silicon. Like bismuth and gallium it expands on freezing (2). Atomic Number 34.
Characteristic and analysis of silicon germanium material as MEMS pressure sensor. a comparison is made between theory and experiment for longitudinal and transverse strain measurements of n-type and p-type materials.. poly-Silicon Germanium membrane with four poly-Silicon Germanium piezoresistors placed on top in a Wheatstone.
Silicon-germanium (SiGe) thermoelectrics have been used for converting heat into power in spacecraft designed for deep-space NASA missions since 1976. This material is used in the radioisotope thermoelectric generators (RTGs) that power Voyager 1, Voyager 2, Galileo, Ulysses, Cassini, and New Horizons spacecraft. SiGe thermoelectric material converts enough radiated heat into electrical power.
SiGe is a semiconductor alloy, meaning a mixture of two elements, silicon and germanium. Since 2000 or so, SiGe has become widely used to enhance the performance of ICs of various types. SiGe can be processed on equipment nearly the same as used for ordinary silicon.