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Metals in flatland

Nature Physics volume 8, pages 89 (2012) | Download Citation

Is it possible for a metal to exist in a strictly two-dimensional system? This may seem trivial, but it is actually a longstanding problem. The electrical characteristics of an array of superconducting islands on a normal metal suggests that the answer could be 'yes'.

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  1. James F. Annett is in the H. H. Wills Physics Laboratory, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TL, UK

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