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2011-06-16 06:00:00

MIGDAL HA'EMEK, Israel, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jordan Valley Semiconductors Ltd., a leading provider of X-ray metrology solutions for advanced semiconductor fabs, announced today the delivery of a follow-on order of its JVX7200 and JVX6200 thin-film metrology systems for a major foundry in the Far East. "This repeat order clearly shows the customer's confidence in our system's enabling capabilities and production worthiness," said Mr. Isaac Mazor, Jordan Valley...

2011-04-12 07:00:00

BRANCHBURG, N.J., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Voltaix, LLC, announced today they have received the Leonard Parker Pool Award for excellence in occupational safety from the Compressed Gas Association for continuous safety improvements and outstanding safety performance during 2010. The awards are given in memory of Leonard Parker Pool, the founder, and former chief executive of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. The awards, created in 1978, are presented annually to participating...

2011-01-05 08:30:00

BEAVERTON, Ore., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tektronix Component Solutions announced today that its ASIC design and custom IC packaging services are now validated by IBM Corporation as "Ready for IBM Technology" on silicon germanium (SiGe) 5HP, 7HP, 7WL, and 8HP process technologies. Receiving this validation demonstrates that Tektronix Component Solutions offers customers the expertise, value and reliability required for high-performance SiGe devices. (Logo:...

2010-12-01 10:00:00

By Rick Robinson, Georgia Institute of Technology Georgia Tech-Led Project Pioneers Extreme-Environment Electronics for NASA A five-year project led by the Georgia Institute of Technology has developed a novel approach to space electronics that could change how space vehicles and instruments are designed. The new capabilities are based on silicon-germanium (SiGe) technology, which can produce electronics that are highly resistant to both wide temperature variations and space radiation. Titled...

2010-10-27 00:00:00

SEOUL, South Korea and BRANCHBURG, N.J., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Voltaix, LLC, the acknowledged world market leader in the production of the germanium chemical vapor deposition (CVD) precursor, germane (GeH4), and Wonik Materials, Ltd., a rapidly growing South Korean Electronic Gas manufacturer and distributor, today signed an agreement which contemplates the construction of a 25 MT expansion of Voltaix's germane production capacity at a manufacturing site in Choongchung Nam Do Province, S....

2010-10-04 08:00:00

WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph F. Finn, Jr., C.P.A. ("Finn"), announced today that he is offering for sale the patented technology to integrate germanium photodetectors with silicon circuits at the November 5, 2010 sealed bid sale of NoblePeak Vision Corp. assets. NoblePeak has developed and implemented a process flow that incorporates single crystal germanium photodetectors with CMOS circuits. Germanium detectors allow the detection of a much wider spectrum of...

Latest Silicon-germanium Reference Libraries

2005-05-26 10:53:59

Germanium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Ge and atomic number 32. This is a lustrous, hard, silver-white, metalloid that is chemically similar to tin. Germanium forms a large number of organometallic compounds and is an important semiconductor material used in transistors. Notable characteristics Germanium is a hard, grayish-white element that has a metallic luster and the same crystal structure as diamond. In addition, it is important to note that...

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