Silicon

Properties of silicon, including surface reconstruction.

Structural model of silicon. Different colors represent planes of atoms in the 100 orientation.

Structural model of silicon. Different colors represent planes of atoms in the 111 orientation.

Extra atoms on silicon 111 surface

Dimerization of silicon 100 surface (model left, STM right)

Melting ice with silicon wafer to illustrate the heat conductivity of silicon.


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