inorganic semiconductor

inorganic semiconductor

A semiconductor made from a non-carbon based material such as silicon, gallium or arsenide. Inorganic semiconductors are used in all logic and memory chips. Contrast with organic semiconductor.
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Thermoelectric devices made of inorganic semiconductor materials such as bismuth telluride are already being used today in certain technological applications.
The first type of solid-state light source discovered was inorganic light emitting diodes (LEDs), which have an inorganic semiconductor junction, and are frequently installed in consumer electronics.
One printable inorganic semiconductor favored by Toppan Pnnting and Tokyo Institute of Technology is an amorphous combination of InGaZnO, for example, and it can be cured at a low temperature.
To create their thin-film transistors, Marks's group combined films of the inorganic semiconductor indium oxide with a multilayer of self-assembling organic molecules that he said provide superior insulating properties.
To create their transparent, thin-film transistors, the group combined films of the inorganic semiconductor indium oxide with a multilayer of self-assembling, organic dielectric molecules.
The quantum dots are particles of several nanometers (one nanometer = 10-9 m) in diameter, which are formed by inorganic semiconductor substances.
of Sheffield, UK) present nine chapters covering methodologies of classification and fabrication, methodologies of characterization, inorganic semiconductor nanostructures, nanomagnetic materials and devices, processing and properties of inorganic nanomaterials, electronic and electro-optic molecular materials and devices, self-assembling nanostructured molecular materials and devices, macromolecules at interfaces and structured organic films, and bionanotechnology.
In contrast to inorganic semiconductor based light-emitting diode (LED) materials, whose characteristics are adversely affected by size compression to the nanoscale, the electronic structures and charge transport characteristics of organic semiconductors suggest that they should be largely immune to such influences.
Did EM life intelligently choose the inorganic semiconductor, whose components may be forms of intelligence also?
The technology is based on new chemistries composed of small clusters (on order of 100 atoms) of an inorganic semiconductor, which are further covered with a cap of organic molecules that allow the clusters to be suspended in a liquid suitable for direct printing.
Inorganic semiconductor technology heavily relies on controlled doping of pure parent materials with elements of different valence.
cone-, teardrop-, and tetrapod-shaped nanocrystals of industrially significant inorganic semiconductor materials (groups II-VI, III-V, IV), their alloys, as well as transition metal oxides are rationally configured and manufactured.