The Living Dead: Awakening nanocapacitors’ dead layer

By / June 18, 2009

Scientists have taken materials-by-design to the next frontier: devices-by-design at the atomic level. A recent issue of Nature Materials introduces theoretical developments hypothesizing that there is a way to overcome a big problem when one tries to shrink nanocapacitors. The authors of the paper believe  they can reverse the effects of a “dead layer” that…

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