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'Molecular accordion' drives thermoelectric behavior in promising material

Scientists explored the fundamental physics of the world's best thermoelectric material - tin selenide - using neutron scattering and computer simulations. Their new understanding of the origin of atomic dynamics in this material may aid research in energy sustainability and enable the design of materials that efficiently convert heat into electricity.

Posted: Oct 19th, 2015

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Coupled quantum spins in a CMOS nano-device

Researchers have demonstrated a new hybrid system that is a promising candidate as a building block for quantum computation, showing a way to couple a natural phosphorus atom with an artificial atom called a quantum dot.

Posted: Oct 16th, 2015

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