Image icon  Polycrystalline silicon and its use in industry

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Description: This is a photo showing raw polycrystalline silicon, also called polysilicon together with electronics devices and solar panels made of it. Polysilicon is a key component for integrated circuit and central processing unit manufacturers such as AMD and Intel. Polysilicon is also a key component of solar panel construction. Hemlock Semiconductor, USA, is the largest producer of polysilicon in the word. Courtesy of Hemlock Semiconductor.
Keywords: silicon • polysilicon • semiconductor • electronics • solar • photo
Categories: Applications > Energy
Applications > Electronics
Properties > Electrical, magnetic & optical > Semiconductivity
Created by: Saginaw Future
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Date created: 18 February 2009
Date added: 14 January 2011
Resource ID: 3332