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Stanford School of Engineering

Molecular Structure Affects Conductivity

Caption: The yellow electric charge races through a "speed-lane" in this stylized view of a polymer semiconductor, but pauses before leaping to the next fast path. Stanford engineers are studying why this occurs with an eye toward building flexible electronics.

Credit: Professor Andrew Spakowitz

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