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Ionic crystals go 1D

September 18, 2014 - 2:38am
Researchers in Japan have made the first truly one-dimensional diatomic chains inside CNTs.
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Plasmonic nanoclusters could detect single molecules

September 15, 2014 - 2:47am
Oligomers interact with light more strongly than isolated, uncoupled nanoparticles thanks to multiple plasmonic “hot spots” created in each cluster.
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FinFETs go flexible

September 12, 2014 - 6:47am
New soft-etching technique could allow for new applications in consumer electronics, such as in the emerging field of the “Internet of Things”.
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Nanostructure toughens lightweight ceramics

September 12, 2014 - 3:44am
Structuring a ceramic metamaterial makes it not only strong and light, but also robust enough to recover its original shape when deformed.
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Graphene paints a corrosion-free future

September 11, 2014 - 3:29pm
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Graphene’s photothermoelectric effect for THz detection

September 11, 2014 - 2:27am
New device is as sensitive as the best THz radiation detectors but it is a million times faster.
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Tunnelling electrons make new type of transistor

September 10, 2014 - 6:18am
Device consists of an ultrathin barrier of hexagonal boron nitride sandwiched between two graphene electrodes.
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CdTe ink makes high-efficiency solar cell

September 8, 2014 - 4:46am
Devices made using cadmium telluride layers have a sunlight-to-power conversion of efficiency of more than 10%.
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Graphene drum could make good motion sensor and memory chip

September 5, 2014 - 5:02am
Kavli researchers couple carbon resonator to a superconducting microwave cavity for the first time.
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Watching nucleation from start to finish

September 5, 2014 - 4:38am
Transmission electron microscopy obervations reveal the formation of the mineral calcium carbonate from start to finish.
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2D-crystal jigsaw puzzle helps make high-quality heterojunction

September 4, 2014 - 2:35am
Interface between two dichalcogenides could be used to fabricate transistors, LEDs and solar cells within a single atomically thin layer.
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Superabsorbing rings could lead to better cameras and solar cells

September 3, 2014 - 10:29am
Quantum effect could be put to work in a range of optical technologies.
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Binary metal oxide surface goes electrocatalytic

September 1, 2014 - 5:29am
Ni-Co film has lots of active edges.
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Device contact: more than just a phase

August 31, 2014 - 12:17pm
Manipulating the phase of MoS2 at contact points provides excellent low-resistance junctions for ultrathin transistors.
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Ligands can make for patchy nanocrystal surface

August 29, 2014 - 8:06am
Surprisingly, capping ligands only offer sparse covering say US researchers.
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Nanotubular coating improves vascular stents

August 28, 2014 - 7:29am
Nickel-titanium based medical implants are better when coated with tube-like structures.
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Shedding more light on CNT photocurrent

August 26, 2014 - 8:28am
Karlsruhe Institute of Nanotechnology work will help in the development of optoelectronics applications made from single-walled carbon nanotubes.
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Strained WSe2 multilayers produce more light

August 22, 2014 - 5:20am
California researchers see indirect-to-direct bandgap transition in tungsten selenide films.
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Nanoindentation technique measures 2D elastic modulus

August 21, 2014 - 4:51am
TMDCs and their heterostructures could be ideal for making flexible optoelectronics and photonics devices.
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