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Jun 20 2019

In 2017, MRI and Penn State began piloting a new program aimed to support the further development of strategic collaboration with industry.

Jun 5 2019

Proof that a new ability to grow thin films of an important class of materials called complex oxides will, for the first time, make these materials commercially feasible, according to Penn State materials scientists. 

Complex oxides are crystals with a composition that typically consists of oxygen and at least two other, different elements. In their crystalline form and depending on the combination of elements, complex oxides display a tremendous range of properties. 

May 22 2019

By Walt Mills

A technique to substitute carbon-hydrogen species into a single atomic layer of the semiconducting material tungsten disulfide, a transition metal dichalcogenide (TMD), dramatically changes the electronic properties of the material, according to researchers at Penn State.

With this material, the researchers say, they can create new types of components for energy-efficient photoelectric devices and CMOS electronic circuits.

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