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Graphene doped with hydrogen reveals its magnetism

April 26, 2016 - 1:11am
Long-range magnetic order prevalent across the lattice at 5 K.

Quantum-dot barcodes for diagnosing disease

April 22, 2016 - 4:34am
First full clinical study shows that the devices can be used to diagnose patients infected with the hepatitis B virus.

Carbon nanotubes light up on photonic chips

April 21, 2016 - 8:24am
Nanotube-integrated waveguide could easily be adapted into optical circuits of the future.

Ball-milled coal for nanoelectronics

April 21, 2016 - 3:17am
Films of the material could be used to fabricate transistors, photovoltaics and battery anodes.

Patterned liquid crystals guide light through planar lens

April 20, 2016 - 5:31am
Research could help to develop "smart" glass of the future.

E-skin lights up in many colours

April 19, 2016 - 5:29am
Ultrathin and ultraflexible coating can measure and display blood oxygen levels and heart rates.

The single-atom engine that could

April 19, 2016 - 5:10am
Scaled-up power output from single-calcium-ion engine is equivalent to that of a car engine.

Carbon nanotube template produces sub-5 nm features

April 18, 2016 - 12:12am
Structures produced by atomic-layer deposition could be used to make high-density resistive components for a wide range of nanoelectronics devices.

Diamond quantum bit is controlled using light and sound

April 17, 2016 - 5:08am
New technique could lead to quantum computers made from arrays of nitrogen vacancies.

Nanocrystal inks used to build flexible transistors

April 16, 2016 - 5:07am
New device could be used to build flexible or wearable electronics.

DNA machine controls chemical reactions

April 15, 2016 - 3:54am
New molecular assembler might be used to create an entire library of nanoproducts.

Theory consultancy catalyses big business opportunities

April 13, 2016 - 4:38am
Nanolayers Research Computing, a young company specializing in modelling and simulations, as well as evolutionary algorithms, and neural networks, has signed a multimillion euro agreement for catalyst development.

Electrically controlling valley carriers in 2D materials

April 13, 2016 - 3:30am
An important step forward to making “valleytronics” devices for next-generation electronics and computing.

Nanoporous material breathes out when it breathes in

April 11, 2016 - 3:37am
Counterintuitive behaviour of new metal-organic framework structure might help in the development of new types of micropneumatic devices, switches and mechanical actuators.

From random to round with underwater laser melting

April 7, 2016 - 8:16am
Nanoparticle synthesis by laser melting yields great benefits in size and shape specificity underwater.

Heat conduction goes ballistic in opals

April 7, 2016 - 6:30am
“Metal inverse” materials could be used to cool down electronics devices and in a host of other thermal management applications.

Determining the crystal directions in black phosphorus

April 7, 2016 - 4:49am
Orientation can be either “armchair” or “zigzag”.

Magnetic exchange field reaches new high in 2D electron systems

April 4, 2016 - 6:04am
The large MEF induced by magnetic insulators might be used to control the spin in spintronics devices made from 2D materials.

Quinones and graphite make green battery

April 4, 2016 - 5:34am
Device could be used to store energy from renewable sources.

Nanowires for better photoelectrochemical cells

March 31, 2016 - 5:11am
New work could improve photoelectrodes for solar-driven water splitting.