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Self-assembling, biomimetic composites possess unusual electrical properties

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 07:47
Sometimes, breaking rules is not a bad thing. Especially when the rules are apparent laws of nature that apply in bulk material, but other forces appear in the nanoscale.
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Breaking symmetry leads to responsive organic photodetectors

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 07:39
A response to light usually seen only in inorganic compounds has been realized in organic liquid crystals, opening the way to highly responsive photodetectors.
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Discovery unlocks 'hot' electrons for more efficient energy use

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 21:10
Researchers have demonstrated how a technique using a scanning tunneling microscope integrated with lasers and other optical components reveals the energy distribution of hot electrons.
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New material, modeling methods promise advances in energy storage

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 20:57
Researchers report a structural supercapacitor electrode made from reduced graphene oxide and aramid nanofiber that is stronger and more versatile than conventional carbon-based electrodes.
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Butterfly-inspired nanotechnology makes natural-looking pictures on digital screens

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 20:50
Taking inspiration from nature's nanotechnology, a researcher is creating technology to make extremely low-power, ultra-high-definition displays and screens that are easier on the eyes.
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Modulation of topological edge states in twisted bismuthene homojunctions through moire superstructure

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 19:41
Scientists have successfully realized the modulation of topological edge states in twisted bismuthine homojunctions through Moire superstructure, which has potential applications in nano electronics and quantum computing.
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Scientists design microfluidic flexible strain sensor based on wave-patterned liquid metal

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 19:35
Researchers developed a microfluidic flexible strain sensor by introducing liquid metal eutectic gallium indium embedded into wave-shaped microchannel elastomeric matrix.
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Micro-pipette probe for tuning the volume and particle concentration of liquids

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 19:16
Researchers have developed a micro-sized pipette probe for handling multiple liquids. It is the first time that such a small probe can dose fluid volume, and simultaneously control the concentration of particles inside the fluid.
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Showtime for photosynthesis

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 19:06
One of nature's most important chemical reactions is now being captured in a breakthrough 'molecular movie'.
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Two-dimensional layers of gold or silver become semiconductors

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 18:56
For the first time, it is possible to produce crystalline layers of precious metals that consist of a single atomic layer and which are semiconducting.
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The sensitive strain sensor that can detect the weight of a feather

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 15:21
The sensor can stretch up to 80 times higher strain than strain gauges currently on the market and show resistance changes 100 times higher than the most sensitive materials in research development.
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High-speed atomic video

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 10:32
Single molecules captured on video at an unprecedented 1,600 frames per second.
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One-of-a-kind microscope enables breakthrough in quantum science

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 08:24
Scientists have made a dramatic breakthrough in the field of quantum science: a quantum microscope that records the flow of light, enabling the direct observation of light trapped inside a photonic crystal.
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Metasurface design methods can make LED light act more like lasers

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 20:39
Researchers continue to push the boundaries of LED design a little further with a new method that could pave the way toward more efficient and versatile LED display and lighting technology.
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Boosting energy efficiency of 2D material electronics using topological semimetal

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 19:41
Researchers have discovered a new strategy to resolve the contact resistance problem in 2D semiconductors.
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Lighting the way to porous electronics and sensors

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 18:17
Researchers introduce a straightforward fabrication method that dramatically improves the gas sensing performance of a common ceramic.
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Graphene and 2D materials could move electronics beyond Moore's Law

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 18:01
Researchers have published a new review on a field of computer device development known as spintronics, which could see graphene used as building block for next-generation electronics.
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New Precision Linear Stage Family for Ultra High Vacuum Applications

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 17:31
This precision stage series is available in 3 linear motion ranges, for 3 different vacuum levels, and with different motors, from PI.
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Solar cells, phone displays and lighting could be transformed by nanocrystal assembly method

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 17:11
Applying a specific level of electric field is a shortcut to near-perfect alignment of the building blocks in vital technologies, including integrated chips and biosensing devices.
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Smart gold nanocages break chemoresistance

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 16:59
Researchers have developed a smart nanosystem with enhanced curative efficacy and lower side effects than conevntional chemotherapy.
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