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Reality check for topological insulators

Topological insulators, a class of materials which has been investigated for just over a decade, have been heralded as a new 'wonder material", as has graphene. But so far, topological insulators have not quite lived up to ...

dateJul 27, 2017 in General Physics
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Breakthrough in spintronics

It's ultra-thin, electrically conducting at the edge and highly insulating within—and all that at room temperature: Physicists from the University of Würzburg have developed a promising new material.

dateJul 10, 2017 in General Physics
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