The Biggest Jolt to Power Since Franklin Flew His Kite

Feder, B.J., "The Biggest Jolt to Power Since Franklin Flew His Kite," April 27, 2004, The New York Times, pg. F2

High-speed tape? Try this

In a one-time printing plant on the edge of this tattered manufacturing city, a small company named SuperPower churns out sample after sample of what looks like shiny metal tape.

The tape has five layers. The middle one, a ceramic film one-tenth as thick as a human hair, exhibits one of nature's most tantalizing tricks. At very low temperatures, the ceramic abruptly loses all resistance to electric current. [Read More]


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