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Quantum fingerprint is impossible to replicate

November 20, 2015 - 9:03am
Manufacturing shortcoming is turned into a security opportunity.

Hybrid carbon foams serve as good heat conductors

November 20, 2015 - 6:29am
New graphite-carbon nanotube materials could find use in thermal management applications.

Indium selenide makes high-gain phototransistor

November 19, 2015 - 3:16am
New photodetector could be well suited for applications in which very weak light sources need to be detected – for example, in night vision or astronomy instruments.

Metal oxide thin films make wearable biosensors

November 16, 2015 - 5:28am
Devices could be used in non-invasive health monitoring applications.

Optogenetics goes wireless

November 13, 2015 - 7:16am
Researchers have designed new biocompatible platforms through which light can be delivered to virtually any targeted organ in the body.

Black phosphorous measures up for thermoelectric devices

November 12, 2015 - 10:50am
Quantum capacitance measurements reveal unique characteristics in the transport properties of black phosphorous.

Nanoscopy can make use of protein tags

November 12, 2015 - 7:00am
Fluorescent protein-based super-resolution microscopy could be a reliable tool for biomedical research.

Light-responsive nanoparticles bring heart rhythm back to normal

November 9, 2015 - 6:33am
New technique could help overcome some of the limitations of catheter ablation – a common treatment for patients with arrhythmia.

Graphene paper takes shape and walks

November 6, 2015 - 2:00pm
(with video) Origami inspires researchers to make self-folding structures from nanosheets of graphene oxide.

Vanadium dioxide boosts transistors

November 5, 2015 - 5:03am
Pennsylvania State University researchers have produced nearly ideal VO2 thin films on sapphire wafer.

STEM gives depth to angstrom precision patterning

November 2, 2015 - 1:16pm
Studies of amorphous oxides exposed to electron beams reveal an angstrom-precision fabrication technique for patterning depth as well as surface structures.

Like charges pack into islands on graphene

November 2, 2015 - 6:02am
New findings might be useful for creating functional charge patterns in nanodevices.

Annihilating defects in block copolymers

October 30, 2015 - 11:25am
Materials could now be used for making next-generation nanocircuits.

Hybrid junction makes high-performance photovoltaic device

October 30, 2015 - 5:50am
New CNT-based structure might be used to power smart chips, MEMS and sensors.

Protein nanoreactor performs single-molecule chemistry

October 29, 2015 - 3:54am
Researchers can use it to follow a wide range of chemical reactions relevant to biology.

Chemical treatments protect cantilevers

October 26, 2015 - 7:17am
(with audio) Silicon cantilever sensitivity improved by preventing growth of not just oxide, but specifically amorphous oxide layers.

Deep-blue PHOLEDs brighten up

October 26, 2015 - 6:59am
First phosphorescent organic light-emitting diodes that emit both very bright and deep blue light could be used in displays and other lighting applications.

Shedding more light on graphene moiré plasmons

October 26, 2015 - 6:24am
New work could help in the development of advanced plasmonic circuits for novel optical and optoelectronic devices with tunable properties.

Chirality affects current flow in graphene transistors

October 23, 2015 - 8:05am
New work could help make better tunnelling electronics devices from the carbon sheet and even lead to a new technology, “chiraltronics”.

Aligning nanorods using light

October 22, 2015 - 7:17am
Semiconducting films might be used in display applications and in optoelectronics devices.