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By A.J. Roan
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Nature of electrons revealed with chip

World's purest sample of gallium arsenide opens new doors Metal Tech News – November 24, 2021


Last updated 7/12/2022 at 1:19pm

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Used in specialized systems such as satellites, this photo shows the sample, wired inside an experimental setup that looked at electrons in a two-dimensional plane.

Princeton University researchers have created the world's purest sample of gallium arsenide, a semiconductor used in devices that power cell phones and satellites. From a square no larger than the width of a pencil eraser, the study provided a new perspective into the quantum realm and deep insight into the very nature of electrons.

Fashioning the material down to one impurity for every 10 bill...

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