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Hexbyte Glen Cove Researchers trap electrons to create elusive crystal

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Like restless children posing for a family portrait, electrons won't hold still long enough to stay in any kind of fixed arrangement. Cornell researchers stacked two-dimensional semiconductors to create a moiré superlattice structure that traps electrons in a repeating pattern, ultimately forming the long-hypothesized Wigner crystal. Now, a Cornell-led collaboration...

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