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2014-05-05 10:28:54

The icing on the cake for semiconductor nanocrystals that provide a non-damped optoelectronic effect may exist as a layer of tin that segregates near the surface.

Rapid Synthesis Technique Developed For Bilayer Graphene And High-performance Transistors
2014-05-02 03:45:43

UC Santa Barbara researchers demonstrate ultra-fast and deterministic growth of high-quality and large-area bilayer graphene films with controlled stacking order required for low-power digital electronics

Physicists Discover How To Change The Crystal Structure Of Graphene
2014-05-01 03:38:14

A University of Arizona-led team of physicists has discovered how to change the crystal structure of graphene, more commonly known as pencil lead, with an electric field, an important step toward the possible use of graphene in microprocessors that would be smaller and faster than current, silicon-based technology.

Researchers Develop Harder Ceramic For Armor Windows
2014-04-30 13:27:32

The Department of Defense needs materials for armor windows that provide essential protection for both personnel and equipment while still having a high degree of transparency.

Not Everything About Graphene Is Good
2014-04-30 03:12:00

Material that could change electronics industry is shown to be very mobile in water and likely to cause negative environmental impacts if spilled

Graphene Is Only As Strong As Its Weakest Link
2014-04-29 03:25:10

There is no disputing graphene is strong. But new research by Rice University and the Georgia Institute of Technology should prompt manufacturers to look a little deeper as they consider the miracle material for applications.

Creating Nanowires Only Three Atoms Wide With An Electron Beam
2014-04-28 03:12:14

Junhao Lin, a Vanderbilt University Ph.D. student and visiting scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has found a way to use a finely focused beam of electrons to create some of the smallest wires ever made.

2014-04-28 10:06:21

The development of graphene—a highly advanced metamaterial with many unique and varied properties—may lead to exciting new applications in the diagnosis and treatment of neurological diseases.

2014-04-25 23:04:13

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Metamaterials Market by Device Type (Antennas, Superlens, Cloaking Devices, Absorbers), Metamaterial Type (Electromagnetic, Terahertz, Photonic, Tunable, Frequency

2014-04-25 09:39:51

Just a few grams of the new substance are enough to tag the entire olive oil production of Italy.


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