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Excitonics heats up

Until now, excitonic devices have only been realized at temperatures of 1.5 K. Nature Photonics spoke to Leonid Butov from the University of California in San Diego about his group's recent demonstration of excitonic switches operating at 125 K.

Leonid Butov and his colleagues have a Letter on excitonic switches on page 577 of this issue.


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Pile, D. Excitonics heats up. Nature Photon 3, 604 (2009).

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