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Researchers solve a materials mystery key to next-generation electronic devices

February 5, 2018

Writing today in the journal Nature Materials, Chang-Beom Eom and his collaborators provided evidence of a hole gas coexisting with a 2-D electron gas. They designed an ultrathin material, known as a thin film structure, specifically for this research.Full Story

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