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New material could advance superconductivity

For the first time researchers have experimentally produced a new class of materials blending hydrogen with sodium that could alter the superconductivity landscape and could be used for hydrogen-fuel cell storage.

Posted: Jul 28th, 2016

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New cluster technology for surface polishing of materials

With an aim of creation of the new generation devices, corresponding to the highest standards of the semiconductor plates? surface purity, researchers have come close to the creation of a new technology of planarization of silicone carbide materials? surface by accelerator cluster ions.

Posted: Jul 28th, 2016

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The hot attraction of gold

Gold had long been considered a non-magnetic metal. But researchers recently discovered that gold can in fact be magnetized by applying heat.

Posted: Jul 27th, 2016

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Atomic blimp stretches a crystal

Implanted helium ions 'tuned' complex behaviors - enabling design of new materials for efficient electricity storage and testing theories.

Posted: Jul 27th, 2016

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Novel self-assembly can tune the electronic properties of graphene

In what could prove to be a significant advance in fabricating new technologies, scientists discovered a new self-assembly mechanism that surprisingly drives negatively charged molecules to clump together to form islands when graphene is supported by an electrical insulator.

Posted: Jul 27th, 2016

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