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Spray-on silicon

Reports of the death of silicon electronics may well have been exaggerated. A technique that allows the deposition of silicon films from solution could harbinger the era of the inkjet-printed circuit.

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Rosenberg, L. Spray-on silicon. Nature 440, 749–750 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1038/440749a

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