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Resonance In 'Artificial Atoms' Control Quantum Communication
2013-08-06 12:26:15

Researchers at the Niels Bohr Institute, together with colleagues in the US and Australia, have developed a method to control a quantum bit for electronic quantum communication in a series of quantum dots, which behave like artificial atoms in the solid state.

Tiny Silicon Crystals Could Be Safe For Deep-tissue Imaging
2013-07-31 13:54:50

Tiny silicon crystals caused no health problems in monkeys three months after large doses were injected, marking a step forward in the quest to bring such materials into clinics as biomedical imaging agents, according to a new study.

2013-06-13 16:37:30

It's not reruns of "The Jetsons", but researchers working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new microscopy technique that uses a process similar to how an old tube television produces a picture—cathodoluminescence—to image nanoscale features.

Inkjet-printed Hybrid Quantum Dot LEDs Bring Cheaper, 'Greener' Lighting To Market
2013-06-04 11:52:42

It's not easy going green. For home lighting applications, organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) hold the promise of being both environmentally friendly and versatile.

2013-05-13 12:47:50

Quantum dots are tiny nanocrystals with extraordinary optical and electrical properties with possible uses in dye production, bioimaging, and solar energy production.

2013-05-09 11:34:06

The latest research from a Kansas State University chemical engineer may help improve humidity and pressure sensors, particularly those used in outer space.


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