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Two-dimensional material shows promise for optoelectronics

March 11, 2014

Team creates LEDs, photovoltaic cells, and light detectors using novel one-molecule-thick material.


In the team's experimental setup, electricity was supplied to a tiny piece of tungsten selenide (small rectangle at center) through two gold wires (from top left and right), causing it to emit light (bright area at center), demonstrating its potential as an LED material. Photo, Britt Baugher and Hugh Churchill.

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