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Nanospeakers produced in tungsten for the first time provide insights into the significance of different system parameters and the propagation of waves from these systems.
New device has a PCE of more than 20%.
New technique combines electron microscopy with pulsed lasers to study semiconductor devices.
(with video) High-impact collisions produce extreme gradient-nano-grained structures that resist mechanical failure.
Findings from XRD measurements on echinoderms could help in the development of new types of biomaterials for applications in biosensing and soft robotics.
Entangled photons and silicon vacancies in a nanophotonic device make building blocks for quantum optical networks.
Quantum bits based on Si are 100 times more robust than those made from the semiconductor gallium arsenide and can be manipulated with 10 times greater precision.
Functionalization technique can transform objects into a giant LEGO-like polyphenol that can then be crosslinked with a metal.
New experiments and simulations reveal fundamental aspects of fracture mechanics that are simply not possible to see in thicker materials.
New technique, which overcomes many of the problems encountered in traditional dielectrophoresis experiments, could help make portable biosensors.
New device might also be used to store data in IoT appliances.
New findings could help make optoelectronics and thermoelectric devices from the 2D semiconductors.
The 2016 Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been awarded to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L Feringa for the design and synthesis of molecular machines, touted to herald a second industrial revolution.
Atomically thin coating of carbon dissipates charge build-up on the surface of non-conductive samples.
Sought-after effect could be used to create low-power electronic devices.
The Nobel Prize for Physics 2016 has been divided, one half awarded to David J Thouless, the other half jointly to F Duncan M Haldane and J Michael Kosterlitz "for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter".
(with movie) Researchers have visualized the quantum propagation of a charge at the site of injection from a scanning tunnelling microscope for the first time, offering a better understanding of how these charges (electrons or holes) propagate.
Material made from two types of lutetium iron oxide could be used in ultra low-power microprocessors, storage devices and next-generation electronics.
Particles less than 10 nm in diameter induce ferroptosis on their own, without the need for any conjugated cytotoxic molecules.
New device could be used as a key element in integrated circuits and next-generation computers that mimic how the human brain works.