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Lifetime factors in silicon

Lifetime factors in silicon

a symposium sponsored by ASTM Committee F-1 on Electronics.

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Published by A.S.T.M. in Philadelphia .
Written in English


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SeriesASTM special technical publication -- 712
ContributionsAmerican Society for Testing and Materials. Committee F-1 on Electronics.
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Open LibraryOL19183128M

Bioavailability of Silicon from Three Sources JOHN CUOMO, PHD* AND ALEXANDER RABOVSKY, PHD* * USANA Health Sciences, Inc. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. ince the early s, scientif-ic evidence has shown that silicon is an essential nu-trient for higher animals, includ-ing humans.1 Its role in human physiology is not fully defined. V Silicone Fluid cps Personal Health Care Dimethicone: PHC Personal Health Care Grade of Silicone Fluid cps. Polydimethyl Silicone Fluid can be used in topical formulations of cosmetics and GMP Good Manufacturing Practice: (GMP) is a system for ensuring that products are consistently produced and controlled according to quality standards. Silicon would be the next best candidate after Carbon. It has the same number of valence electrons and so can form the same number of bonds as Carbon. However, Silicon is also a larger atom, and simply isn't as versatile as carbon when it comes to forming molecules. I'm not saying its impossible, but it seems unlikely to me.


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An rf bridge technique for contactless measurement of the carrier lifetime in silicon wafers Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Part 43 Electronics, F‐78, American Society for Testing and Materials ().

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