The chemical element germanium
Germanium (Latin term for “Germany”) is a chemical element named after the country of origin of its discoverer Clemens Winkler (1838-1904). It was first discovered on 6 February 1886.
Germanium is used in many industries and processes. In electronics in the construction of semiconductors, in infra-red optics, in nuclear medicine, in nuclear technology but also as a compound in the food industry as a food supplement.
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