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Tabletop technique maps thermal transport

June 4, 2015 - 8:58am
MIT team has measured how far phonons travel in a material using ultrafast optical spectroscopy.
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Single-molecule diode in new current record

June 3, 2015 - 7:28am
Highest rectification ratio ever measured for such a device.
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STM avoids “tip crash”

June 1, 2015 - 2:37am
Tokyo researchers measure the electrical conductance at specific sites on a single-atom point contact using a scanning tunnelling microscopy technique.
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Nanopillars probe cell nuclei

May 29, 2015 - 5:55am
New technique measures nuclear mechanics quickly and non-invasively.
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Ferrocene makes good semi-liquid battery

May 28, 2015 - 4:43am
New energy storage device bridges the gap between batteries and capacitors.
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Better understanding phosphorene

May 25, 2015 - 11:25am
Low-frequency interlayer “breathing” modes shed more light on promising new 2D semiconductor.
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Piezoelectric patch measures skin’s elasticity

May 22, 2015 - 2:54pm
New device might be used to assess a variety of cutaneous diseases, and even test how effective cosmetic products are.
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Spin currents endure at room temperature in germanium

May 22, 2015 - 11:31am
Magnetic measurement could boost the fortunes of spintronics.
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Nanomachine pumps molecules uphill

May 21, 2015 - 5:48am
New molecular machine is inspired by those found in nature.
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Getting rid of dangling bonds in thin-film photovoltaics

May 21, 2015 - 4:22am
New absorber material shows promise for solar cells.
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Polymer encapsulation device could help treat diabetes

May 18, 2015 - 2:23am
Micro- and nano-porous thin films might be employed in cell replacement therapy.
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Nanopores detect individual proteins

May 15, 2015 - 4:23am
New antibody model system could form the basis of a high-speed method to probe DNA-protein interactions.
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Electron pairing without superconductivity seen at long last

May 15, 2015 - 3:52am
Tiny transistor reveals electrons marching two by two.
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Swirling light beams carve intricate patterns

May 15, 2015 - 3:37am
Logarithmic spirals could further our understanding of light.
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Improving LFP battery cathodes

May 14, 2015 - 12:56am
Researchers make new high storage capacity 3D composite from reduced graphene oxide loaded with lithium iron phosphate nanoparticles.
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'Plateau-Rayleigh' technique grows nanoshells

May 13, 2015 - 11:05am
New results could be important for controlling the morphology and composition of crystals at the nanoscale in future electronics and optoelectronics devices.
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Spiders spin reinforced silk

May 11, 2015 - 3:55am
First ever “bionicomposite” made from silk and carbon nanomaterials could find use in a range of applications, from textiles to nerve regeneration and tissue repair.
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Aerographite makes multifunctional hybrid

May 7, 2015 - 11:53pm
Flexible, semiconducting composite shows promise for future electronic, photonic and sensor applications.
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New state of matter found in crystal made from buckyballs

May 7, 2015 - 9:39am
Molecular lattice also harbours unconventional superconductor.
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Nanoneedles deliver nanodots and nucleic acids

May 6, 2015 - 4:32am
Biocompatible nanostructures could help in the reconstruction of damaged tissue and nerves.
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