Fast-moving excitons observed for first time in metal, unlocking potential to speed up digital communication

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In a world first, a team co-led by a physicist at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has discovered that excitons—excited electrons bound to empty electron “holes”—can exist stably and travel rapidly through metal.
Period18 Mar 2022

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TitleFast-moving excitons observed for first time in metal, unlocking potential to speed up digital communication
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Media name/outletCity University of Hong Kong - Research Stories
PlaceHong Kong
Media typeWeb
Date18/03/22
Linkhttps://www.cityu.edu.hk/research/stories/2022/03/18/fast-moving-excitons-observed-first-time-metal-unlocking-potential-speed-digital-communication