Samarium Hexoboride Behaves Like a Topological Insulator

samarium-hexoboride

Samarium hexoboride, a compound that had been poorly understood and that can gain conducting properties at very low temperatures, may be a topological insulator in its bulk form, conducting electricity on its surface while the rest of the material behaves like an insulator.

Read more @ SciTechDaily

1 Response to “Samarium Hexoboride Behaves Like a Topological Insulator”


  1. 1 joongmin December 14, 2012 at 00:11

    Reblogged this on Tech & Net.


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