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Graphene boosts GHz signals into terahertz territory

4 hours 10 min ago
Graphene can generate clock speeds that transcend today?s GHz limitations.

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Solution for next generation nanotransistor chips comes out of thin air

4 hours 21 min ago
The secret ingredient for the next generation of more powerful electronics could be air, according to new research.

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Adapting continuous flow processing to complex nanomaterials to reduce manufacturing costs

4 hours 25 min ago
The Advanced Synthesis in Continuous Flow Reactor program applies powerful analysis and characterization tools to understand processes at the atomic level to advance manufacturing of fine chemicals and nanosized materials.

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Magnetic topological insulator makes its own magnetic field

6 hours 41 min ago
Physicists have found the first evidence of a two-dimensional material that can become a magnetic topological insulator even when it is not placed in a magnetic field.

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A microneedle contact lens patch to treat eye disease

10 hours 2 min ago
Scientists have developed a contact lens patch with microneedles that could provide a painless and efficient alternative to current methods of treating eye diseases such as glaucoma and macular degeneration.

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Atomic scale, 2D electronic kagome lattice promises energy efficient devices, quantum computers

10 hours 11 min ago
Scientists have successfully created an atomic scale, two-dimensional electronic kagome lattice with potential applications in electronics and quantum computing.

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Researchers study the reactions taking place in two-layer thin metal films

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 18:46
Scientists obtained thin copper/gold and iron/palladium films and studied the reactions that take place in them upon heating. Knowing these processes, scientists will be able to improve the properties of materials currently used in microelectronics.

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The Coulomb interaction in van der Waals heterostructures

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 18:40
Recent research has unraveled the evolution of electronic structures of a set of vdW heterostructures under an applied vertical electric field.

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Scientists produce 3D nanoscale chemical maps of single bacteria

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 18:33
Researchers used ultrabright x-rays to generate 3-D nanoscale maps of a single bacteria's chemical composition with unparalleled spatial resolution.

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Smart data enhances atomic force microscopy

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 18:26
It remains a daunting challenge to draw clear mechanistic insights from brute force data analytics in AFM. Scientists now demonstrate an innovative approach to address this difficulty.

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New materials: Growing polymer pelts

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 13:53
Vapor deposition of a liquid crystal layer with reactive molecules provides customized nanofibers for different applications.

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Metallic nano-particles light up another path towards eco-friendly catalysts

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 12:22
Platinum clusters consisting 19 atoms perform 50 times higher catalytic activity.

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Self-sensing materials are here

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 12:15
Next-generation composites may monitor their own structural health.

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Nanofiber carpet could mimic gecko feet, polar bear fur

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 00:02
A new technique that mimics biological nanofiber arrays can grow chain-like molecules into 3D nanostructures.

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Nanoparticle cancer identity technology makes it easier to find a tumor's 'address'

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 21:00
Improved drug delivery method is aimed at making chemotherapy easier to help treat people with various tumors.

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Electronic skin points the way north

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 20:46
Researchers have developed an electronic skin (e-skin) with magnetosensitive capabilities, sensitive enough to detect and digitize body motion in the Earth's magnetic field. As this e-skin is extremely thin and malleable, it can easily be affixed to human skin to create a bionic analog of a compass. This might not only help people with orientation issues, but also facilitate interaction with objects in virtual and augmented reality.

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'Smart skin' simplifies spotting strain in structures

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 20:37
Thanks to one peculiar characteristic of carbon nanotubes, engineers will soon be able to measure the accumulated strain in an airplane, a bridge or a pipeline - or just about anything - over the entire surface or down to microscopic levels.

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New 'Quantum Sorter' provides information on demand at the atomic scale

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 18:04
Radical techniques in electron microscopy could revolutionise studies in physics, biochemistry, materials and more.

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EU US Roadmap Nanoinformatics 2030

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 17:51
Scientists with different scientific backgrounds, working in the field of nanotechnology, have cooperated with the main objective to provide as broad an overview as possible about the young and rapidly evolving field of nanoinformatics.

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Silica paradox - scientists find a material that breaks modern chemistry laws

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 15:20
Scientists discovered 'impossible' modifications of silica coesite-IV and coesite-V - i.e., materials that are not supposed to exist.

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