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Researchers discover new material to help power electronics
March 18, 2019
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 Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.A research team at The Ohio State University has discovered a way to simplify how electronic devices use those electrons -- using a material that can serve dual roles in electronics, where historically multiple materials have been necessary. The team published its findings March 18, 2019, in the journal Nature Materials. Full Story
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