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Contact: Lynn Yarris
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Vanadium Dioxide

Caption: This is a schematic of the crystal structures in VO2, showing the motion of the vanadium (black arrows) with respect to the oxygen ions across the metal-insulator transition. VO2 acts like an insulator at low temperatures but like a metal at near room temperature.

Credit: Image courtesy of Berkeley Lab

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