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Could Graphene Replace Semiconductors?

( -- “People want a faster computer chip,” Philip Kim tells “And it needs to be smaller. But in order to increase the speed of the chip, or to get it smaller, we are approaching a point where ...

dateSep 08, 2008 in Condensed Matter feature
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How crystal becomes a conductor

Squeeze a crystal of manganese oxide hard enough, and it changes from an electrical insulator to a conductive metal. In a report published online this week by the journal Nature Materials, researchers use computational modeling ...

dateFeb 05, 2008 in Condensed Matter
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