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Quartz is a silicate mineral—composed of silicon and oxygen—that is in abundance within the Earth’s crust. What are the characteristics and properties of quartz?
Article - 18 Jul 2019
Standard photovoltaic cells require extremely pure polysilicon, which is made from quartz - a mineral comprised of silicon and oxygen (SiO2).
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DELTA hand-held XRF and XRD analyzers allow immediate decision making, on-site detection, saving laboratory cost and time on geochemical projects.
Article - 14 Nov 2019
Some devices require semiconductor materials with elements from the “metalloid staircase” (located across groups 13, 14 and 15 of the periodic table).
Article - 24 May 2019
A semiconductor material is a nominally small band gap insulator that can be doped with impurities that change the electronic properties of the material in a controllable way.
Article - 26 Sep 2022
In this article, Kemet explains everything there is to know about seal and valve maintenance, which, when done correctly, can greatly reduce costs in the oil and gas industry in particular.
Article - 1 Mar 2019
This is an article about meteorites can be analyzed using combined SEM and Raman spectroscopy.
Article - 31 Mar 2014
Pig iron is an intermediate product obtained during smelting of iron ore using high-carbon fuel such as coke, charcoal or anthracite. In addition to iron, pig iron consists of varying amounts of...
Article - 28 Jan 2020
Since their discovery in 1991, carbon nanotubes have been developed for use in several applications.
Article - 4 Feb 2019
Scanning electron microscopy is a well-known tool that is utilized to analyze the morphology, defects and wear behavior of certain materials.