Newly-discovered blue phosphorus could be the next 2D wonder material

Phosphorus comes in a few different forms (or allotropes), including white, red, violet, and black. For a few years scientists have predicted a fifth allotrope should be possible, but it had yet to be confirmed. Now, researchers in Germany have managed to show that this new allotrope, known as blue phosphorus, does exist, and mapped out its different properties…
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