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DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory

Phase Diagram

Caption: Disappearing stripes linked with free electron movement: Scientists used a precision microscope to simultaneously explore electrons' arrangements and movements as charge carriers called holes were added to transform a copper-oxide material from an insulator to a superconductor. With increasing hole density, the material first takes on a mysterious

Credit: Brookhaven National Laboratory

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