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Can a material be a conductor in one direction and a semiconductor in another direction?

If I understand your question, the answer is yes. Really, the only requirement is anisotropy. Consider e.g. a half-filled 1d chain. It is metallic along the chain and insulating perpendicular to it. I ...
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