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New way to tune electronic energy levels may lead to valleytronic devices
March 9, 2017
Faster, more efficient data storage and computer logic systems could be on the horizon thanks to a new way of tuning electronic energy levels in 2-D films of crystal, discovered by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The discovery could ultimately pave the way for the development of so-called "valleytronic" devices, which harness the way electrons gather around two equal energy states, known as valleys.
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