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A Manganite Changes Its Stripes

July 14, 2011

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Manganites exhibiting colossal magnetoresistance and high-temperature superconductors are among materials that show their stripes, regions where electrical charges concentrate. Until now, only static stripes have been seen. At Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, a team of scientists from the University of Colorado, the Berkeley Lab, and Argonne National Lab, using the advanced light source's beamline 12.0.1, have discovered a manganite whose stripes form or fall apart. Full Story

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