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Germanium Nanopowder

Germanium Nanopowder

Product No NRE-1014
CAS No. 7440-56-4
Formula Ge
APS <100nm (Can be Customized)
Purity 99.9%
Color Gray
Molecular Weight 72.64 g/ mol
Density 5.32 g/ cm³
Melting Point  938 ºC
Boiling Point 2833 ºC

Germanium Nanopowder

Germanium nanopowder refers to a form of germanium that has been ground down into tiny particles at the nanometer scale. Germanium is a chemical element with the symbol Ge and atomic number 32. It is a metalloid, which means it has properties of both metals and nonmetals.

Nanopowders are materials with particle sizes in the nanometer range (typically less than 100 nanometers). When a material is reduced to this scale, its properties can change significantly due to the increased surface area and quantum effects. Germanium nanopowder has several potential applications and properties, including:

Semiconductor Applications: Germanium is used in the semiconductor industry to manufacture transistors and other electronic components. Germanium nanoparticles can have unique electronic properties that make them suitable for advanced semiconductor devices.

Thermoelectric Materials: Germanium nanoparticles can be used in the development of high-efficiency thermoelectric materials. Thermoelectric materials convert heat into electricity and are used in applications such as power generation and cooling systems.

Optical Applications: Germanium nanoparticles can have interesting optical properties. They can be used in the development of optical devices, including infrared detectors and sensors.

Catalysis: Nanopowders are often used as catalysts in chemical reactions due to their high surface area. Germanium nanopowder may have applications in catalysis for various chemical processes.

Biomedical and Nanomedicine: Nanoparticles, including germanium nanoparticles, have been investigated for their potential use in drug delivery, imaging, and other biomedical applications.

Solar Cells: Germanium nanoparticles may have potential applications in the development of high-efficiency solar cells.