What is a silicon diode?

Answer Silicon diodes are semiconductor devices that control the flow of electricity in a circuit. Diodes have an anode and a cathode. When current connects to the anode, it passes out through the cathode... Read More »

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Silicon Ink Technology?

Solar cell technology is rapidly becoming more affordable on all levels. Green Tech Solar, an industry resource, reported in 2009 that prices for silicon had dropped by 50 percent. Because most sol... Read More »

Uses of Silicon Bronze?

Encyclopedia Britannica describes silicon bronze as a combination of approximately 96 percent copper with small amounts of silicon, manganese, tin, iron and/or zinc. With an extreme resistance to c... Read More »

How many valences are in silicon?

The element silicon contains four valences. A valence refers to the maximum chemical bonds that an atom can use. An element shares its electrons with other elements, in order to become stable. Sinc... Read More »

How to Use Silicon Glaze?

Silicon Glaze is a car care product manufactured by Amway that is a silicon-based polish and wax and is designed to protect your car's finish for up to three months. It is easy to apply, and takes ... Read More »