1 Inch Sapphire Wafers for Research and Production

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Small Diameter Sapphire Wafers for Ultrasonic Testing Experiments

An engineering professor requested a quote for the following:

I want small diameter sapphier wafers to put some ultrasonic transmitters and detectors on the wafer's surface to look at wave propogation relative to sintered alumina for a class project.

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What are 1 Inch Sapphire Safers Used For?

1-inch sapphire wafers have various applications across different industries. Some common uses include:

  1. Research and Development: 1-inch sapphire wafers are often utilized in research and development laboratories for experimentation and prototyping purposes. Their small size allows for cost-effective testing of new processes, materials, and technologies.

  2. Optics and Photonics: 1-inch sapphire wafers can be used in optical applications that require high transparency and durability. They serve as substrates for the growth of thin films used in optical coatings, lenses, windows, and prisms. These wafers offer excellent optical properties and can withstand harsh environmental conditions.

  3. Microelectronics: In microelectronic applications, 1-inch sapphire wafers are used as substrates for the fabrication of electronic components and integrated circuits. They provide a stable platform for the deposition of thin films, allowing the creation of miniaturized electronic devices.

  4. MEMS Devices: Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) often utilize 1-inch sapphire wafers as a base material for the production of various sensors, actuators, and microstructures. The wafers offer exceptional mechanical strength, thermal stability, and chemical resistance required for MEMS applications.

  5. Sensor Technology: 1-inch sapphire wafers are employed in the development of different types of sensors, including pressure sensors, temperature sensors, gas sensors, and biosensors. The wafers provide a reliable substrate for the integration of sensing elements and enable precise and sensitive measurements.

Overall, 1-inch sapphire wafers find applications in research, optics, microelectronics, MEMS, and sensor technology. Their small size makes them suitable for prototyping, miniaturized devices, and applications where space constraints are a consideration.