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November 2, 2021

Tunable superconductivity in twisted graphene 'nanosandwich'

Artist’s rendition showing magic-angle twisted trilayer graphene composed of three honeycomb lattices. The tightly bound electrons (yellow spheres connected by blue halos) indicate the new structure’s strongly coupled superconducting state.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grants DMR 1809802, DMR 1231319, DMR 0819762 and ECS 0335765.]

Learn more in the MIT news story Physicists create tunable superconductivity in twisted graphene "nanosandwich." (Date image taken: unknown; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Nov. 2, 2021)

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