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Researchers Record Two-state Dynamics in Glassy Silicon
June 14, 2011
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.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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