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.

Classified as: INRS, chemistry, condensed matter physics, electron, laser spectroscopy, Siwick, Ultrafast electron diffraction, vanadium dioxide
Published on: 27 Oct 2014