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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 modeli ...

dateFeb 05, 2008 in Condensed Matter
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A Boost for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Research

The development of hydrogen fuel cells for vehicles, the ultimate green dream in transportation energy, is another step closer. Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory ...

dateJan 25, 2007 in Condensed Matter
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