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Self-powered alarm fights forest fires, monitors environment

25 июня, 2020 - 09:45
Scientists designed and fabricated a remote forest fire detection and alarm system powered by nothing but the movement of the trees in the wind.
Категории: Nano planet

Researchers cut nanometer-sized patterns into 2D materials

23 июня, 2020 - 22:23
Researchers have developed a high-precision technology that enables them to carve nanometric patterns into two-dimensional materials.
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Microscopic computers: The wires of the future may be made of molecules

23 июня, 2020 - 18:37
There are physical limits to how powerful computers can become if they are to maintain their size. Molecular electronics can solve that problem, and now researchers are contributing to this field with a new, efficient conducting material, based on molecules.
Категории: Nano planet

Using chaos as a tool, scientists discover new method of making 3D-heterostructured materials

23 июня, 2020 - 14:40
Scientists have developed a new approach for generating layered, difficult-to-combine, heterostructured solids.
Категории: Nano planet

New quantum materials with unique properties

23 июня, 2020 - 12:33
A new EU project focuses on quantum materials, whose properties can be modified significantly by elastic deformation.
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Manipulating tiny skyrmions with small electric currents

23 июня, 2020 - 10:58
Researchers have managed to manipulate and track the movement of individual magnetic vortices called skyrmions, which have been touted as strong candidates to act as information carriers in next-generation storage devices and as synapses for neuromorphic computing.
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Twisted WSe2 as a highly tunable platform for the study of exotic phenomena

23 июня, 2020 - 10:53
Researchers report that the twisted bilayer transition metal dichalcogenide WSe2 enables the realization of exotic correlated phenomena, including high-Tc superconductivity and correlated insulators, in a controlled manner and without the geometrical restriction found in twisted bilayer graphene.
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A structural light switch for magnetism

23 июня, 2020 - 10:44
Scientists have managed to drive a prototypical antiferromagnet into a new magnetic state using terahertz frequency light.
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'Unboil an egg' machine creates improved bacteria detector

23 июня, 2020 - 10:38
Traditional fluorescent dyes to examine bacteria viability are toxic and suffer poor photostability - but using the Vortex Fluidic Device has enabled the preparation of a new generation of aggregation-induced emission dye luminogens using graphene oxide.
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Geometry of intricately fabricated glass makes light trap itself

22 июня, 2020 - 22:17
Light interacts with itself to form self-sustaining waves in an artificial topological material.
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Fluorocarbon bonds are no match for light-powered nanocatalyst

22 июня, 2020 - 22:01
Engineers have created a light-powered catalyst that can break the strong chemical bonds in fluorocarbons, a group of synthetic materials that includes persistent environmental pollutants.
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Purifying water with a partly coated gold nanoparticle

22 июня, 2020 - 21:53
'Janus' nanorods convert light to heat that can destroy pollutants.
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Design method may boost semiconductor performance by better handling heat

22 июня, 2020 - 18:11
Researchers report that a fabrication technique may offer a path toward mastering the often chaotic flow of heat carriers at the nanoscale in silicon and other semiconductors.
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Strainoptronics: A new way to control photons

22 июня, 2020 - 18:03
Researchers create first efficient 2D material photodetector for telecom wavelengths.
Категории: Nano planet

Robotic soft matter mimics living creatures (w/video)

22 июня, 2020 - 17:54
When hit with light, the film-thin materials come alive -- bending, rotating and even crawling on surfaces.
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World's fastest Bose-Einstein condensate

22 июня, 2020 - 15:57
Researchers have created a Bose-Einstein condensate with record speed, creating the fascinating phase of matter in about 100 femtoseconds.
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A fresh twist in chiral topology

22 июня, 2020 - 12:21
Electrons in chiral crystals, solid-state materials with definite handedness, can behave in unexpected ways. An interdisciplinary research team has realized now a theoretically predicted peculiar electronic state in a chiral compound, PtGa, from the class of topological materials.
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NIH grant to bioprint nanoparticles for ovarian cancer immunotherapy

19 июня, 2020 - 21:10
The particles will be produced using 3D-bioprinting, enabling them to be released at specified intervals, instead of a continuous slow release.
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Polymers can fine-tune attractions between suspended nanocubes

19 июня, 2020 - 19:09
Interactions between hollow silica nanocubes suspended in a solution can be adjusted by varying the concentration of polymer molecules added to the mixture.
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Researchers pioneer new production method for heterostructure devices based on 2D materials

19 июня, 2020 - 16:53
The new study focuses on a production method, based around mechanical abrasion, where multilayer structures are formed through directly abrading different Van der Waals material powders directly on top of one another.
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