PerspectiveMaterials Science

Ordering Up the Minimum Thermal Conductivity of Solids

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Science  19 Jan 2007:
Vol. 315, Issue 5810, pp. 342-343
DOI: 10.1126/science.1138067

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Summary

Disorder usually interferes with heat conduction in most materials, but an exception has been found for insulators made from multiple layers of crystalline tungsten selenide.