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Gold nanomembranes resist bending in new experiment

New research provides researchers with a new, simpler method to measure nanomaterials' resistance to bending and stretching, and opens new possibilities for creating nano-sized objects and machines by controlling and tailoring that resistance.

Posted: Oct 9th, 2015

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Electronics get a power boost with the addition of simple material

The tiny transistor is the heart of the electronics revolution, and materials scientist have just discovered a way to give the workhorse transistor a big boost, using a new technique to incorporate vanadium oxide, one of a family of materials called functional oxides, into the device.

Posted: Oct 9th, 2015

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Faster design - better catalysts

Catalyst design plays a key role in improving these processes. An international team of scientists has now developed a concept that elegantly correlates geometric and adsorption properties. They validated their approach by designing a new platinum-based catalyst for fuel cell applications.

Posted: Oct 8th, 2015

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