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Multi-Axis Precision Motion Controller: 4 / 6 / 8 Channels, for Air Bearing Motion Systems

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:22
This new air bearing controller from PI optimizes the performance of stages equipped with direct drive servo motors and high-resolution encoders.

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Quantum information finds its edge

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:14
Electronic states at the edge of topological insulators are promising as carriers of quantum information.

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Researchers engineer ultra-sensitive temperature sensor

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 21:02
A new material measures temperatures in the range of 80-750 kelvin and could be used in manufacturing and biological processes.

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Nanotube fibers in a jiffy

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 20:49
Lab makes short nanotube samples by hand to dramatically cut production time.

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What's the noise eating quantum bits?

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 17:36
The magnetic noise caused by adsorbed oxygen molecules is 'eating at' the phase stability of quantum bits, mitigating the noise is vital for future quantum computers.

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Scientists look at how the molecular structures of organic solar cells form

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 17:22
Researchers analyzed how organic solar cells' crystal structures develop as they are produced under different conditions.

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Organic nanoelectronics that can function stably for long periods in water

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 17:21
Researchers have developed the world's first complementary electrochemical logic circuits that can function stably for long periods in water.

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White graphene makes ceramics multifunctional

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 17:21
Study shows 2-D layers of boron nitride could aid strength, toughness and thermal conductivity of ceramics.

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Extremely bright and fast light emission

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 13:57
A type of quantum dot that has been intensively studied in recent years can reproduce light in every colour and is very bright. An international research team has now discovered why this is the case.

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Nanotechnology engineering of light-emitting plants

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 13:11
Researchers have show for the first time the use of plants as self-powered light sources using exclusive nanotechnology approaches.

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Rewritable nanowires could mean no more obsolete circuitry

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 22:57
An electric field switches the conductivity on and off in atomic-scale channels, which could allow for upgrades at will.

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Bridging tumor moats with potent drug delivery particles

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 20:22
Scientists show that, by cloaking anti-cancer drugs in a specially designed particle, they could target and destroy tumor cells deep inside a malignant mass in vitro.

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New oxide and semiconductor combination builds new device potential

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 20:17
Researchers integrated oxide two-dimensional electron gases with gallium arsenide and paved the way toward new opto-electrical devices.

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Filtering water better than nature

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 20:12
Water passes through human-made straws faster than the 'gold standard' protein, allowing to filter seawater.

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Graphene foam can act as efficient solar thermal capture and conversion device

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 18:07
Researchers have demonstrated that a simple sheet of standalone graphene foam can act as efficient solar thermal capture and conversion device.

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Self-healing of solar cells ecplored with photoconductive AFM

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 17:42
A team of researchers have disclosed in which location self-healing occurs for the future solar cells through the use of Photoconductive Atomic Force Microscope.

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Atomically controlled gas sensing

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 15:05
An international team of scientists have solved the stucture of a gas sensing surface of tin dioxide, opening the way to advanced device design.

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Making the Internet of Things possible with a new breed of memristors

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:57
Researchers show how they have fabricated a new breed of 'ferroelectric tunnel junctions', that is, few-nanometre-thick ferroelectric thin films sandwiched between two electrodes. They have abilities beyond existing technologies and bode well for energy-efficient and stable neuromorphic computing.

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A rare quantum state realized in a new material

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:50
A revolutionary material harbors magnetism and massless electrons that travel near the speed of light--for future ultrasensitive, high-efficiency electronics and sensors.

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Fiber OLEDs, thinner than a hair

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:42
Scientists expect the technology, which produces high-efficiency, long-lasting OLEDs, can be widely utilized in wearable displays.

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