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Moiré patterns facilitate discovery of novel insulating phases

Materials that have excess electrons are typically conductors. However, moiré patterns — interference patterns that typically arise when one object with a repetitive pattern is placed over another with a similar pattern — can suppress electrical conductivity, a study led by physicists at the University of California, Riverside, has found. In the lab, the researchers...
By Iqbal Pittalwala | UCR News |
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