Plastics unite to make unexpected 'metal'

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Sun, Jun 15th, 2008 18:00 by capnasty NEWS

'Jamming the right two pieces of plastic together creates a thin but strongly conducting channel along the junction that acts like a metal, say Dutch researchers. The discovery could lead to a whole new way of making electronics from non-metallic materials, and even new superconductors.'

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