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Princeton Scientists Find an Equation for Materials Innovation


February 25, 2010

Emily Carter Princeton University engineers have made a breakthrough in an 80-year-old quandary in quantum physics, paving the way for the development of new materials that could make electronic devices smaller and cars more energy efficient. Full Story

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