• Gianfranco Cerofolini
  • Laura Meda
Part of the Springer Series in Materials Science book series (SSMATERIALS, volume 8)


The group IV elements furnish us with perhaps the best example of the gradual gain in metallic character with the increase of the atomic number Z. Evidence for this gain can be found in both the atomic and condensed-phase properties.


Silicon Single Crystal Plastic Limit Fracture Limit Silicon Silicon Impurity Diffusion Coefficient 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gianfranco Cerofolini
    • 1
  • Laura Meda
    • 2
  1. 1.EniChemMilano MIItaly
  2. 2.SGS-Thomson MicroelectronicsAgrate MIItaly

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