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Photonic gels are colorful sensors

Tunable photonic gels developed at Rice University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology show promise for sensors, security devices, computer components and display systems.

Posted: Oct 10th, 2012

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Seeking a robust home for qubits

In a new study researchers show, for the first time, that qubits can successfully exist in a so called topological superconductor material even in the presence of impurities in the material and strong interactions among participating electrons.

Posted: Oct 10th, 2012

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Growth lamps for nanoparticles

Illuminating silver nanoparticles with narrow-bandwidth light makes them grow uniformly, improving their potential for imaging and sensing applications.

Posted: Oct 10th, 2012

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Solar cells made from black silicon

Solar cells convert three-quarters of the energy contained in the Sun's spectrum into electricity - yet the infrared spectrum is entirely lost in standard solar cells. In contrast, black silicon solar cells are specifically designed to absorb this part of the Sun's spectrum - and researchers have recently succeeded in doubling their overall efficiency.

Posted: Oct 9th, 2012

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