(IMAGE) Goethe University Frankfurt Caption The silicon sphere [Cl@Si20H20]−, synthesised for the first time by chemists from Goethe University Frankfurt, promises new applications in semiconductor technology. Blue: silicon, green: chloride ion, grey: hydrogen. Credit Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany Usage Restrictions To be used only when reporting on Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany. Indication of copyright required. License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.