Thin Oxide Film (image) DOE/Argonne National Laboratory Share Print E-Mail Caption Argonne physicist Jeff Eastman holds a thin oxide film which dramatically increases its conductivity when a small current is applied. The discovery could be useful in studies for better electronics or catalysts. Credit Photo by Mark Lopez/Argonne National Laboratory. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail 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.