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Inspired by strain

Researchers at Peking University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology propose the use of strain engineering to create a broadband solar 'funnel' in an atomically thin sheet of MoS2.

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Figure 1: Solar funnel based on a strained monolayer of MoS2.



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van der Zande, A., Hone, J. Inspired by strain. Nature Photon 6, 804–806 (2012).

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