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Plastics Break the Speed Barrier

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Science  24 Mar 2006:
Vol. 311, Issue 5768, pp. 1691
DOI: 10.1126/science.311.5768.1691a

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In a paper published online this week in Nature Materials, researchers report making plastic-based transistors that ferry electrical charges at nearly the same speed as amorphous silicon, a sixfold improvement over the previous generation of materials. (Read more.)