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Excitonic interconnects

Nature Photonics volume 3, pages 558560 (2009) | Download Citation

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Interconnects and switches relying on excitons — quasiparticles consisting of bound electron–hole pairs — may offer a promising energy-efficient alternative to electrons in wires for future electronic circuitry.

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  1. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

    • Marc Baldo
    •  & Vladimir Stojanović
  2. Energy Focused Research Center for Excitonics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA.  baldo@mit.edu; vlada@mit.edu

    • Marc Baldo

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