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A valley so low: Electrons congregate in ways that could be useful to 'valleytronics'
August 17, 2018
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.A team led by researchers at Princeton University has made a finding that could help usher in a new area of technology called "valleytronics." The study found that electrons in bismuth crystals prefer to collect in one valley rather than being distributed equally across valleys, setting up a type of electricity known as ferroelectricity. Full Story
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