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Hafnia dons a new face
May 12, 2017
As computer chips become smaller, faster and more powerful, their insulating layers must also be much more robust--currently a limiting factor for semiconductor technology. A collaborative University of Kentucky-Texas A&M University research team says this new phase of hafnia is an order of magnitude better at withstanding applied fields.
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