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A foldable material that can change size, volume and shape

Researchers have designed a new type of foldable material that is versatile, tunable and self actuated. It can change size, volume and shape; it can fold flat to withstand the weight of an elephant without breaking, and pop right back up to prepare for the next task.

Posted: Mar 11th, 2016

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Tuning in to soft vibrations

Details about the structure and properties of metal cluster complexes have been revealed thanks to a new spectroscopy method.

Posted: Mar 11th, 2016

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Down the rabbit hole: How electrons travel through exotic new material

Researchers have observed a bizarre behavior in a strange new crystal that could hold the key for future electronic technologies. Unlike most materials in which electrons travel on the surface, in these new materials the electrons sink into the depths of the crystal through special conductive channels.

Posted: Mar 10th, 2016

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Light helps the transistor laser switch faster

Light and electrons interact in a complex dance within fiber optic devices. A new study found that in the transistor laser, a device for next-generation high-speed computing, the light and electrons spur one another on to faster switching speeds than any devices available.

Posted: Mar 9th, 2016

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Atomic vibrations in nanomaterials

Scientists explain what happens to atomic vibrations when materials are nanosized and how this knowledge can be used to systematically engineer nanomaterials for different applications.

Posted: Mar 9th, 2016

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