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What are a few good semiconducting materials?

  1. Jun 29, 2008 #1
    Prefferably the strongest for the lowest price :D
     
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  3. Jun 30, 2008 #2

    Mapes

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    Can you be much more specific? Please tell us the application or problem you're trying to solve and let us know how far you've gotten so far. There are many, many types of semiconductors, polymer and ceramic, crystalline and polycrystalline, with various types of doping.
     
  4. Jun 30, 2008 #3

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    What is a 'strong' semiconductor?
     
  5. Jun 30, 2008 #4
    Hmm, like a naturally occuring one that is easy to obtain, inexpensive and can float magnetic objects. Kinda like the semi conductor train in japan I guess? I just wanna make a little dilly with a magnet and get to float with liquid nitrogen and the semiconductor. What would be the best application for that?
     
  6. Jun 30, 2008 #5

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    You are confusing "superconductor" with "semiconductor".

    It still doesn't answer what you mean by "strong".

    Zz.
     
  7. Jun 30, 2008 #6
    Ah! Thats right haha. Um, I just mean capable of lifting a decent amount of weight I guess.
     
    Last edited: Jun 30, 2008
  8. Jul 1, 2008 #7

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