Crystal with a twist: Scientists grow spiraling new material

Thursday, June 20, 2019
(Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy)

Scientists have created new inorganic crystals made of stacks of atomically thin sheets that unexpectedly spiral like a nanoscale card deck. The surprising structures may yield unique optical, electronic and thermal properties, including superconductivity, the researchers say.

Link: 
https://news.berkeley.edu/2019/06/19/crystal-with-a-twist-scientists-grow-spiraling-new-material/