Ode to crystal growers

Deviating from our usual theme of centering attention on research manuscripts, here’s an excellent article in August’07 issue of Physics Today, on US condensed-matter community grapples with availability of crystalline samples.

Abstract:

Crystal growing for physics measurements has fallen between the cracks in the US; without a turnaround, the country can’t help but lag in the discovery of new materials and their applications.

August 2007, page 26

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