Subject: is carbon widely used as a semiconductor like silicon or germanium?
Date: Tue Jan 16 12:01:25 2001
Posted by saravana
Grade level: undergrad
School: pondicherry engg. college
City: pondy State/Province: pondy
Area of science: Engineering
our professor said that if an element contains 4 electrons in outermost
orbit it will be a semiconductor,but said,though carbon contains 4
electrons in its outermost orbit it is not used as an semiconductor in
many devices whereas silicon is used so.please explain this to me at the
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