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#16287 11/02/06 07:35 PM
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Physicists at UC San Diego have for the first time observed the spontaneous production of coherence within ?excitons,? the bound pairs of electrons and holes that enable semiconductors to function as novel electronic devices.

For the full story:
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2006/11/061102085742.htm


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...awed by the majestic dance that is ....

P.S. Thanks, DA!


Pyrolysis creates reduced carbon! ...Time for the next step in our evolutionary symbiosis with fire.
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Hi All,

This is an interesting topic, but I had forgotten about it until the forums were rearranged.

Here is a link on the subject with a neat graphic:

http://focus.aps.org/story/v12/st15

This PDF is a more technical read on the subject:

http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/reprint/303/5657/503.pdf

For visual types, this link is kind of nice:

http://www.mtmi.vu.lt/vg/excit-col-anim.html

Dr. R.

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Great addition to the thread.


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