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Study opens route to flexible electronics made from exotic materials

8 октября, 2018 - 17:51
Cost-effective method produces semiconducting films from materials that outperform silicon.

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Copper ions flow like liquid through crystalline structures

8 октября, 2018 - 17:44
Atomic insights into superionic crystals could lead to safer, more efficient rechargeable batteries.

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Engineers build smallest integrated Kerr frequency comb generator

8 октября, 2018 - 17:34
Low-power chip unites lasers and frequency combs for the first time and can be powered by an AAA battery, opening the door to portable devices for a wide range of applications from spectroscopy to optical communications to LIDAR.

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A MOF rack for ammonia

8 октября, 2018 - 17:28
Metal-organic framework as a robust material for the uptake and storage of ammonia at densities that come close to that of the liquefied gas.

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Graphene controls surface magnetism at room temperature

8 октября, 2018 - 12:30
Researchers found that the proximity effects of graphene on a magnetic semiconducting substrate affect the substrate's magnetism down to several layers below the surface.

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Novel method determines catalytic active sites using carbon nanotubes

6 октября, 2018 - 10:04
Catalytic research has developed a new and more definitive way to determine the active site in a complex catalyst.

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Nanopore technology with DNA computing easily detects microRNA patterns of lung cancer

5 октября, 2018 - 17:22
Researchers have developed a simple technique that allows detection of two independent microRNAs as an early diagnosis marker of Small Cell Lung Cancer , which is very aggressive. In this technique, they combined nanopore and DNA computing technologies as rapid and label-free detection.

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Nanoscale pillars as a building block for future information technology

5 октября, 2018 - 17:15
Researchers propose a new device concept that can efficiently transfer the information carried by electron spin to light at room temperature - a stepping stone towards future information technology.

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Atomically thin, part-organic semiconductor for bendable phones

5 октября, 2018 - 15:15
Engineers have invented a semiconductor with organic and inorganic materials that can convert electricity into light very efficiently, and it is thin and flexible enough to help make devices such as mobile phones bendable.

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Flexible piezoelectric acoustic sensors for speaker recognition (w/video)

5 октября, 2018 - 14:58
Researchers fabricated a flexible piezoelectric membrane by mimicking the basilar membrane in the human cochlear. Resonant frequencies vibrate corresponding regions of the trapezoidal piezoelectric membrane, which converts voice to electrical signal with a highly sensitive self-powered acoustic sensor.

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New spheres trick, trap and terminate water contaminant

5 октября, 2018 - 13:59
Scientists have developed something akin to the Venus flytrap of particles for water remediation.

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A self-powered heart monitor taped to the skin

5 октября, 2018 - 10:19
Scientists have developed a human-friendly, ultra-flexible organic sensor powered by sunlight, which acts as a self-powered heart monitor.

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How to make a lab-on-a-chip clear and biocompatibel with nanocoatings

5 октября, 2018 - 08:42
Researchers streamline the design of microfluidic devices to be see-through to observe their inner workings.

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Enhancement of piezoelectric properties in organic polymers all in the molecules

4 октября, 2018 - 21:04
The inability to alter intrinsic piezoelectric behavior in organic polymers hampers their application in flexible, wearable and biocompatible devices, but now a molecular approach can improve those piezoelectric properties.

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Nanoparticles to treat snakebites

4 октября, 2018 - 20:36
Scientists describe a new approach to treating snake bites, using nanoparticles to bind to venom toxins and prevent the spread of venom through the body.

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Plasmonic effect that allows nanocatalyst to work at lower energy

4 октября, 2018 - 20:30
Nanoscientists have demonstrated a new catalyst that can convert ammonia into hydrogen fuel at ambient pressure using only light energy, mainly due to a plasmonic effect that makes the catalyst more efficient.

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Molecular multitools

4 октября, 2018 - 18:02
Researchers have developed surfaces that can easily be patterned with different functionalities using visible light.

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Designing a self-folding metamaterial

4 октября, 2018 - 17:45
Physicists have designed a metamaterial structure that folds itself up in several steps.

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Making a movie of nanocrystals' structural evolution

4 октября, 2018 - 17:43
Combined ultrafast snapshots suggest that the crystal symmetry of copper sulfide nanocrystals changes due to interactions between electrons and atoms vibrating in the crystal lattice - an understanding of which could help scientists optimize the functionality of superconductors, magnetic materials, and other strongly correlated systems.

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Extracting energy from a 60 nanometers thin layer

4 октября, 2018 - 17:30
Scientists have demonstrated the viability of the direct piezoelectric effect in a thin film bismuth ferrite material for the first time.

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