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The lightest shielding material in the world

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 11:21
Researchers have succeeded in applying aerogels to microelectronics: Aerogels based on cellulose nanofibers can effectively shield electromagnetic radiation over a wide frequency range ? and they are unrivalled in terms of weight.
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Spintronics: Faster data processing through ultrashort electric pulses

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 11:14
Physicists developed a simple concept that could improve significantly magnetic-based data processing. Using ultrashort electric pulses in the terahertz range, data can be written, read and erased very quickly.
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A path to new nanofluidic devices applying spintronics technology

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 11:08
Substantial increase in the energy conversion efficiency of hydrodynamic power generation via spin currents.
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Researchers observe branched flow of light for the first time

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 20:34
Researchers coupled a laser beam to a soap membrane, which contains random variations in membrane thickness. They discovered that when light propagates within the soap film, rather than being scattered, the light forms elongated branches, creating the branched flow phenomenon for light.
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Laser takes pictures of electrons in crystals

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 20:24
Light microscopes cannot discern how electrons are distributed among atoms in solids. A new type of a light microscope, the Picoscope, that allows overcoming this limitation.
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Tabletop quantum experiment with nanocrystals could detect gravitational waves

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 17:24
Diamond nanocrystals could be used as an incredibly sensitive and small gravitational detector capable of measuring gravitational waves.
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Magnonic nano-fibers opens the way towards new type of computers

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 17:17
Scientists report a critical advancement in the field of ultralow power computation using magnetic waves.
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Building better electron sources with graphene

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 17:11
Graphene substrates can be reused repeatedly for photocathodes that emit high-brightness electron beams in electron microscopes and accelerators.
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New materials of perovskite challenge the chemical intuition

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 15:50
Materials scientists have synthesized a new type of perovskite that goes against conventional thinking about how such structures behave at extreme pressures such as those that exist deep in the Earth.
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Architecture is key: Biomolecule metal-organic hybrids with high bioactivity

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 12:54
Biomacromolecules incorporated into tailored metal-organic frameworks using peptide modulators are well shielded but highly active thanks to carefully tuned nanoarchitecture.
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High-end microscopy refined

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 12:54
Scientists have been able to map the synaptonemal complex three-dimensionally with a resolution of 20 to 30 nanometres.
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Bubbling and burping droplets of DNA

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 12:29
Liquid droplets formed from DNA display a peculiar response to enzymes.
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Scientists use a Teflon pipe to make a cheap, simple reactor for silica particle synthesis

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 12:07
Functional silica beads for biomedical imaging, drug delivery and other important applications could be made using an easy new flow synthesis method.
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Stabilizing water loss in synthetic trees

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 11:46
Scientists are developing 'synthetic trees' that work like their natural counterparts to serve in specific applications. In an important step, scientists fabricated synthetic leaves using nanoporous disks.
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Being exceptional in higher dimensions

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 11:40
By connecting electromagnetic waves and magnetism to create a system made of magnon polaritons, scientists demonstrated the existence of an 'exceptional surface' for the first time.
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New chemistry for ultra-thin gas sensors

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 11:32
Researchers established a new fabrication process based on a non-pyrophoric zinc precursor that can be processed at temperatures low enough to allow plastics to be coated.
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Building a harder diamond

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 11:24
Scientists use computer calculations to propose a new way to rearrange the carbon atoms in a diamond to make it even harder, which may be useful in industrial applications that rely on synthetic cutting diamonds .
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Feel the beat: implanted microlasers scan heart from inside

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 22:35
It sounds like science fiction - but lasers beating to the rhythm of a live heart is exactly what researchers have developed to improve the understanding of heart failure and to help develop more effective treatments.
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Biocompatible, piezoelectric nanofibers can help repair broken bones

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 20:08
Healing broken bones could get easier with a device that provides both a scaffold for the bone to grow on and electrical stimulation to urge it forward.
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Researchers find contactless way to measure thickness of carbon nanotube films

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 19:21
Scientists have figured out a non-invasive way to measure the thickness of single-walled carbon nanotube films, which may find applications in a wide variety of fields from solar energy to smart textiles.
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