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Watching the hidden life of materials

Ultrafast electron diffraction experiments open a new window on the microscopic world
Mon, 2014-10-27 12:38

Researchers at McGill University have succeeded in simultaneously observing the reorganizations of atomic positions and electron distribution during the transformation of the “smart material” vanadium dioxide (VO2) from a semiconductor into a metal – in a time frame a trillion times faster than the blink of an eye.

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Perspectives critiques sur les grandes transformations
Tue, 2013-02-12 15:33

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