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January 24th, 2005

Making porous semiconductors

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Scientists in the US have made the first ever aerogel with semiconducting properties. Aerogels are an important class of porous material but most of them are electrically insulating. If the new aerogels can be prepared in thin films, they could be used in photovoltaic, catalysis and sensing applications.

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