MIT professor Gang Chen was raided by FBI agents and arrested  for allegedly hiding connections to Chinese entities, but all charges were  dropped in January. Photo: MIT/Handout via Reuters
MIT professor Gang Chen was raided by FBI agents and arrested for allegedly hiding connections to Chinese entities, but all charges were dropped in January. Photo: MIT/Handout via Reuters
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China-born scientist targeted by US ‘discovers world’s best semiconductor’

  • MIT professor Gang Chen and colleagues say cubic boron arsenide conducts heat 10 times better than silicon
  • Chen was investigated under a US government programme for allegedly hiding connections to China, but the charges against him were dropped earlier this year

MIT professor Gang Chen was raided by FBI agents and arrested  for allegedly hiding connections to Chinese entities, but all charges were  dropped in January. Photo: MIT/Handout via Reuters
MIT professor Gang Chen was raided by FBI agents and arrested for allegedly hiding connections to Chinese entities, but all charges were dropped in January. Photo: MIT/Handout via Reuters
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