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STEM gives depth to angstrom precision patterning

November 2, 2015 - 1:16pm
Studies of amorphous oxides exposed to electron beams reveal an angstrom-precision fabrication technique for patterning depth as well as surface structures.

Like charges pack into islands on graphene

November 2, 2015 - 6:02am
New findings might be useful for creating functional charge patterns in nanodevices.

Annihilating defects in block copolymers

October 30, 2015 - 11:25am
Materials could now be used for making next-generation nanocircuits.

Hybrid junction makes high-performance photovoltaic device

October 30, 2015 - 5:50am
New CNT-based structure might be used to power smart chips, MEMS and sensors.

Protein nanoreactor performs single-molecule chemistry

October 29, 2015 - 3:54am
Researchers can use it to follow a wide range of chemical reactions relevant to biology.

Chemical treatments protect cantilevers

October 26, 2015 - 7:17am
(with audio) Silicon cantilever sensitivity improved by preventing growth of not just oxide, but specifically amorphous oxide layers.

Deep-blue PHOLEDs brighten up

October 26, 2015 - 6:59am
First phosphorescent organic light-emitting diodes that emit both very bright and deep blue light could be used in displays and other lighting applications.

Shedding more light on graphene moiré plasmons

October 26, 2015 - 6:24am
New work could help in the development of advanced plasmonic circuits for novel optical and optoelectronic devices with tunable properties.

Chirality affects current flow in graphene transistors

October 23, 2015 - 8:05am
New work could help make better tunnelling electronics devices from the carbon sheet and even lead to a new technology, “chiraltronics”.

Aligning nanorods using light

October 22, 2015 - 7:17am
Semiconducting films might be used in display applications and in optoelectronics devices.

Fast nanodroplets surf on graphene

October 20, 2015 - 10:47am
(with movie and audio) Studies of water droplet diffusion on graphene reveal exceedingly fast transport and an unusual diffusion mechanism.