For this metal, electricity flows, but not the heat

There's a known rule-breaker among materials, and a new discovery by an international team of scientists adds more evidence to back up the metal's nonconformist reputation. According to a new study led by scientists at the ...

Scientists crack materials mystery in vanadium dioxide

(PhysOrg.com) -- A systematic study of phase changes in vanadium dioxide has solved a mystery that has puzzled scientists for decades, according to researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Advanced light source provides a new look at vanadium dioxide

(Phys.org) —Graphene may command the lion's share of attention but it is not the only material generating buzz in the electronics world. Vanadium dioxide is one of the few known materials that acts like an insulator at ...

Nano-sandwich Triggers Novel Electron Behavior

(PhysOrg.com) -- A material just six atoms thick in which electrons appear to be guided by conflicting laws of physics depending on their direction of travel has been discovered by a team of physicists at the University of ...

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