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Wide graphene nanoribbon promises the next generation of miniaturized electronics

30 июня, 2020 - 18:13
A research group introduced the widest graphene nanoribbon prepared by the bottom-up approach with electrical properties surpassing those of silicon semiconductors, promising a new generation of miniaturized electronic devices.
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Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your crystal grow?

30 июня, 2020 - 15:09
Researchers have managed to create structures that are a complete paradox: single, continuous crystals that have multiple domains, an asymmetric shape and curved lines; they are as complex as one could expect from a 'monumental' structure.
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Light from inside the tunnel

30 июня, 2020 - 15:01
Physicists have revealed a so-far overlooked nonlinear optical mechanism that emerges from the light-induced tunneling of electrons inside dielectrics.
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How to design more reliable nano- and micro-electro-mechanical systems

30 июня, 2020 - 14:38
Scientists present insights from sophisticated small-scale mechanical experiments explaining unexpected plastic deformation of silicon on the nanoscale.
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Nanocoatings could reduce complications after implant surgery

30 июня, 2020 - 10:19
Researchers have developed a new method of applying anti-inflammatory substances to implants in order to inhibit undesirable inflammatory reactions in the body.
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Cartwheeling light reveals new optical phenomenon

29 июня, 2020 - 21:47
Scientists have discovered details about a novel type of polarized light-matter interaction with light that literally turns end over end as it propagates from a source. Their find could help study molecules like those in light-harvesting antennas anticipated to have unique sensitivity to the phenomenon.
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Researchers catch a wave to determine how forces control granular material properties

29 июня, 2020 - 21:41
Physicists used X-ray measurements and analyses to show that velocity scaling and dispersion in wave transmission is based on grainy particle arrangements and chains of force between them, while reduction of wave intensity is caused mainly from grainy particle arrangements alone.
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Multifunctional nanofiber protects against explosions

29 июня, 2020 - 18:14
Researchers have developed a lightweight, multifunctional nanofiber material that can protect wearers from both extreme temperatures and ballistic threats.
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Producing a gaseous messenger molecule inside the body, on demand

29 июня, 2020 - 18:07
Method could shed light on nitric oxide's role in the neural, circulatory, and immune systems.
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Engineers use 'DNA origami' to identify vaccine design rules

29 июня, 2020 - 17:58
In lab tests, virus-like DNA structures coated with viral proteins provoke a strong immune response in human B cells.
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The first liquid retina prosthesis

29 июня, 2020 - 17:50
Liquid, biocompatible and micro-injectable, the new retinal prosthesis is an aqueous suspension of photoactive nanoparticles that functionally replace the photoreceptors of the retina damaged by degenerative diseases and aging.
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Physicists see surprisingly strong light, high heat from nanogaps between plasmonic electrodes

29 июня, 2020 - 17:42
Seeing light emerge from a nanoscale experiment didn't come as a big surprise to physicists. But it got their attention when that light was 10,000 times brighter than they expected.
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Researchers control elusive spin fluctuations in 2D magnets

29 июня, 2020 - 16:19
Researchers developed a new imaging technique that is fast and sensitive enough to observe these elusive critical fluctuations in two-dimensional magnets. This real-time imaging allows researchers to control the fluctuations and switch magnetism via a 'passive' mechanism that could eventually lead to more energy-efficient magnetic storage devices.
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A new theory for semiconductors made of nanocrystals

29 июня, 2020 - 16:12
Scientists have provided the first theoretical explanation for how electrical current is conducted in semiconductors made of nanocrystals. In the future, this could lead to the development of new sensors, lasers or LEDs for TV screens.
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Stopping the unstoppable with atomic bricks

29 июня, 2020 - 14:29
A research team developed method for trapping elusive electrons.
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Nanoelectromechanical switches based reconfigurable computing

29 июня, 2020 - 09:37
Novel complementary nanoelectromechanical (CNEM) switches based on complementary ferroelectric nanocracks integrate the advantages of ferroelectric and nanoelectromechanical switches, such as nonvolatility, quasi-zero OFF-state leakage current and low operating voltage. These ferroelectric crack-based CNEM switches could realize energy-efficient and high-density reconfigurable computing, which can be specialized to a particular task through its universal programmability, offering large flexibility and short time from design to realization.
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Researchers print, tune graphene sensors to monitor food freshness, safety

29 июня, 2020 - 09:06
Researchers are using high-resolution printing technology and the unique properties of graphene to make low-cost biosensors to monitor food safety and livestock health.
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'Simulation microscope' examines transistors of the future

26 июня, 2020 - 19:41
Using a supercomputer, researchers have simulated and evaluated one hundred possible materials for designing high-performance transistors and discovered 13 promising candidates.
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Chemistry paves the way for improved electronic materials

26 июня, 2020 - 16:20
Indium nitride is a promising material for use in electronics, but difficult to manufacture. Scientists have developed a new molecule that can be used to create high-quality indium nitride, making it possible to use it in, for example, high-frequency electronics.
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Cellulose nanocrystals for manufacturing advanced materials

26 июня, 2020 - 16:14
A review of the scientific literature highlights the potential of hybrid materials based on cellulose nanocrystals.
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