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Researchers Record Two-state Dynamics in Glassy Silicon


June 14, 2011

Martin Gruebele Using high-resolution imaging technology, University of Illinois researchers have answered a question that had confounded semiconductor researchers: Is amorphous silicon a glass? The answer? Yes--until hydrogen is added. For the first time, researchers directly observed two-state dynamics in a-Si, which disappears after hydrogenation. Full Story

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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