401501 Aldrich

Germanium(IV) fluoride


Synonym: Germanium tetrafluoride


Related Categories Chemical Synthesis, Electronic Chemicals, Fluorides, Materials Science, Micro/NanoElectronics,
assay   99.95%
mp   −36.5 °C(lit.)
transition temp   sublimation point -36.5 °C
density   2.46 g/mL at -37 °C(lit.)



Germanium(IV) fluoride in combination with disilane gas has recently been used to fabricate SiGe crystallites directly on glass substrates.1 Intense visible light emission from Ge and Si nanocrystals is of particular interest because of potential uses in optoelectronic devices.2,3


50 g in steel cylinder

Packaged in electropolished stainless steel lecture bottle with a stainless steel valve and CGA 330 outlet.

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Monel control valve Z146978 or Monel gas regulator Z562483 is recommended.

Requires 316 SS gas regulator Z173959 or Z173967.

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