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Researchers put a new spin on atomic musical chairs

Researchers from NIST and the Naval Research Laboratory have developed a new way to introduce magnetic impurities in a semiconductor crystal, a technique that will enable researchers to selectively implant atoms in a crystal one at a time to learn about its electrical and magnetic properties on the atomic scale.

Posted: Dec 2nd, 2009

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Fraunhofer Technologieplattform Mikroverkapselung

Im letzten Jahr haben das Fraunhofer IAO und das Fraunhofer-Institut fuer Angewandte Polymerforschung IAP, Potsdam-Golm, eine Technologieplattform fuer Mikroverkapselung ins Leben gerufen, von der Industrien unterschiedlicher Branchen, von der Papier- ueber die Chemieindustrie bis hin zur Personal Care-Industrie bereits enorm profitiert haben.

Posted: Dec 2nd, 2009

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Nanotechnology research explores energy storage

In leading the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh's first technology spin-off, Charles Gibson, an inorganic chemistry professor, hopes to make a big impact on the energy storage industry with the tiniest of particles.

Posted: Dec 1st, 2009

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Innovation puts next-generation solar cells on the horizon

Scientists at Monash University, in collaboration with colleagues from the universities of Wollongong and Ulm in Germany, have produced tandem dye-sensitised solar cells with a three-fold increase in energy conversion efficiency compared with previously reported tandem dye-sensitised solar cells.

Posted: Dec 1st, 2009

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Shape shifters: A new breed of antennas

Research from North Carolina State University is revolutionizing the field of antenna design - creating shape-shifting antennas that open the door to a host of new uses in fields ranging from public safety to military deployment.

Posted: Dec 1st, 2009

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