Why are germanium and silicon preferred to other semiconductors in solid state devices?
Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM
It is because the energy required to break their covalent bonds is small. (Being 0.7eV for germanium and 1.1eV for silicon.
Answered by | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM
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