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Nano- and picomolar detection of a range of biomarkers has been demonstrated using functionalized graphene.
Thin film has a high capacitance and promising energy and power densities, and so could be ideal for practical devices.
First observation of strong inter-tube coupling in “incommensurate” DWCNTS could help in the development of better electronics devices from these nanomaterials.
Proposed device could improve optical telecommunications.
Researchers in Japan have made the first truly one-dimensional diatomic chains inside CNTs.
Oligomers interact with light more strongly than isolated, uncoupled nanoparticles thanks to multiple plasmonic “hot spots” created in each cluster.
New soft-etching technique could allow for new applications in consumer electronics, such as in the emerging field of the “Internet of Things”.
Structuring a ceramic metamaterial makes it not only strong and light, but also robust enough to recover its original shape when deformed.
New device is as sensitive as the best THz radiation detectors but it is a million times faster.
Device consists of an ultrathin barrier of hexagonal boron nitride sandwiched between two graphene electrodes.
Devices made using cadmium telluride layers have a sunlight-to-power conversion of efficiency of more than 10%.
Kavli researchers couple carbon resonator to a superconducting microwave cavity for the first time.
Transmission electron microscopy obervations reveal the formation of the mineral calcium carbonate from start to finish.
Interface between two dichalcogenides could be used to fabricate transistors, LEDs and solar cells within a single atomically thin layer.
Quantum effect could be put to work in a range of optical technologies.
Ni-Co film has lots of active edges.
Manipulating the phase of MoS2 at contact points provides excellent low-resistance junctions for ultrathin transistors.
Surprisingly, capping ligands only offer sparse covering say US researchers.