Silicene: silicon conquers the 2D world
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We live in the digital age based on the silicon chip and driven by Moore’s law. Last July, IBM created a surprise by announcing the fabrication of a 7 nm test chip with functional transistors using, instead of just silicon, a silicon-germanium alloy. Will silicon be dethroned?
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