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  • Weyl Fermions Discovered After 85 Years An international team led by Princeton University scientists has discovered an elusive massless particle first theorized 85 years ago: the Weyl fermion. It was detected as an emergent quasiparticle in ...
    Posted Dec 9, 2015, 1:46 PM by Sung-Kwan Mo
  • Discovery of Weyl Semimetals May Lead to Novel Future Spintronic Applications A long-sought exotic particle from the realm of high-energy physics, the Weyl fermion, has recently been discovered in solids. 
Because these Weyl fermions do not bear mass, they ...
    Posted Nov 23, 2015, 10:52 AM by Sung-Kwan Mo
  • Graphene’s 3D Counterpart ALS researchers have discovered a material that is essentially a 3D version of graphene—the 2D sheets of carbon through which electrons race at many times the speed at which ...
    Posted Aug 13, 2014, 2:10 PM by Sung-Kwan Mo
  • Minding the Gap Makes for More Efficient Solar Cells Using novel materials to develop thin, flexible, and more efficient photovoltaic cells is one of the hottest topics in current materials research. Transition metal dichalcogenides*, such as MoS2, MoSe ...
    Posted Jul 17, 2014, 2:00 PM by Sung-Kwan Mo
  • A New Route to Nanoscale Conducting Channels in Insulating Oxides Two-dimensional electron gases (2DEGs)—narrow conducting channels at the surfaces and interfaces of semiconductor materials—are the bedrock of conventional electronics. The startling 2004 discovery that such 2DEGs could ...
    Posted Jul 17, 2014, 1:55 PM by Sung-Kwan Mo
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