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Where can i get some semiconductor wire?

  1. Mar 29, 2015 #1
    sorry, really didn't know where to post something like this.

    But where can i get a hold of a wire of semiconducting material?
     
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  3. Mar 29, 2015 #2

    Doug Huffman

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    D'you mean like a 'wire' of crystalline silicon? What are the essential physical properties of a semiconductor?
     
  4. Mar 29, 2015 #3
    crystalline silicon wire would work. just any semi conducting wire.

    not sure if that's a trick question but.. essential property: at standard conditions most charge carriers are in the valence band
     
  5. Mar 29, 2015 #4

    ZapperZ

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    Why do you want one?

    A "wire" is usually something one uses to transport charge or to conduct current. One usually want something that can do this efficiently, so it makes no sense to me why you would want a "semiconductor wire", considering how poor of a conductor such a thing is. For what purpose would you want to use a "semiconductor wire"?

    Zz.
     
  6. Mar 29, 2015 #5
    i had an idea for a principle i'd like to test. but i'm not quite sure i want to share it just yet.
     
  7. Mar 29, 2015 #6

    Vanadium 50

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  8. Mar 30, 2015 #7
    thanks!! V50
     
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