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Building the electron superhighway


September 14, 2015

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University of Vermont scientists have invented a new way to view and create what they are calling "an electron superhighway" in an organic semiconductor. This approach promises to allow electrons to flow faster and farther--aiding the hunt for flexible electronics, organic solar cells and other low-cost alternatives to silicon.Full Story

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