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Internal strain tunes electronic correlations on the nanoscale  Science Magazine · 21 hours
In conventional metals, charge carriers basically move freely. In correlated electron materials, however, the electrons may become localized because of strong Coulomb interactions, resulting in an insulating state. Despite considerable progress in... more
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A graphene NEMS switch to protect against electrostatic discharging  nanowerk · 2 weeks
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Graphene and cobalt for creating new electromagnetic devices  nanowerk · 1 week
Scientists have discovered that the combination of graphene with cobalt offers very relevant properties in the field of magnetism. This breakthrough sets the stage for the development of new logic devices that... more
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