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Making electronics out of coal

April 19, 2016

Instead of burning up this complex hydrocarbon, let's make devices from it, says Jeffrey Grossman.

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"When you look at coal as a material, and not just as something to burn, the chemistry is extremely rich," says Jeffrey Grossman. In this photo, a sample of pulverized coal (right) is shown with several test devices made from coal by the MIT researchers. Photo courtesy of the researchers

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