Atomic number: 32
Atomic weight: 72.630
Element category: metalloid
Pure germanium metal is a hard, lustrous, gray-white, brittle metalloid, chemically similar to its group neighbors - tin and silicon.
Germanium metal is a semiconductor, mainly used in transistors, integrated circuits, and various other electronic devices. Germanium's major end uses are in fiber-optic systems, infrared optics, and in solar cell applications.
Germanium also forms many compounds. They are used for polymerization catalysts and have most recently found use in the production of nanowires.
Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM) now can provide various germanium products including:
Germanium metal shape: lump, pieces, ingot, rod, powder, etc.; Purity: 5N or 6N
Single crystal & polycrystalline, N-type
Germanium Oxide Powder, 4N-6N; Germanium Tetrachloride (GeCl4) Liquid, 4N-8N
Ge, Copper Germanium (Cu/Ge), Germanium Nitride (Ge3N4), Germanium Sulfide (GeS), Germanium Selenide (GeSe2), Germanium Telluride (GeTe)
Diverse Applications: Germanium's exceptional properties make it a crucial element in a wide range of applications. From infrared optics and semiconductors to solar cells and photodetectors, our germanium products empower industries with their extensive capabilities.
Semiconductor Excellence: Germanium's semiconducting properties are vital in electronics, contributing to the creation of diodes, transistors, and other essential components.
Optical Brilliance: Germanium is transparent in the infrared spectrum, making it an ideal material for infrared optics and lenses used in thermal imaging and night vision systems.
Precision and Purity: Quality is integral to our germanium products. We adhere to strict industry standards and meticulous specifications, ensuring that our germanium maintains the purity necessary for superior performance and consistent results.
Technical Expertise: Our team possesses profound knowledge of the properties and applications of germanium. We offer personalized technical support and guidance, helping you leverage germanium's unique characteristics for your specific needs.
Reliable Supply: We recognize the importance of a consistent supply of germanium products. Our global presence and efficient logistics ensure that you have access to germanium when and where you need it.
SAM offers an array of germanium products that cater to diverse applications, including:
Infrared Optics: Germanium lenses and windows are used in thermal imaging, spectroscopy, and infrared sensing technologies, enabling precise detection in various fields.
Semiconductors: Germanium is used in the production of electronic components like diodes and transistors, contributing to the performance of electronic devices.
Photovoltaics: Germanium is employed in solar cells and photodetectors, converting light energy into electrical energy with high efficiency.
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