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Molecules in flatland

Nature Physics volume 11, pages 448449 (2015) | Download Citation

Forming molecules from atoms is commonplace in dense atomic gases. But it now seems that some two-dimensional materials provide a suitable environment for creating complex molecular states from the hydrogen-like electron–hole pairs that form in semiconductors.

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  1. Wang Yao is in the Department of Physics at the University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China

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