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Silicon carbide in contention

Nature volume 430, pages 974975 (26 August 2004) | Download Citation


Silicon carbide is a highly desirable material for high-power electronic devices — more desirable even than silicon. And now the problem of producing large, pure wafers of the carbide could be solved.

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  1. Roland Madar, of CNRS, is in the Department of Physics, Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, Grenoble 38402, France. e-mail:

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