Urgent tasks of producing materials for electronic engineering under microgravity

1Paton, BE, 1Lapchinskii, VF, 1Asnis, EA, 1Zabolotin, SP, 2Baranskii, PI, 2Babich, VM
1E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv
2V.Ye. Lashkaryov Institute of Semiconductor Physics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 1998, 4 ;(5):95–98
Section: Space Instruments
Publication Language: Russian
We show the feasibility of producing perfect single semiconductor crystals under microgravity conditions by the method of crucibles zone melting. A number of fundamental problems in the physics of crystallization can also be solved under these conditions.
Keywords: crystallization physics, microgravity, zone melting
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