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Deutscher Zukunftspreis 2011 for electronics made of plastic

The "Deutscher Zukunftspreis 2011" was won by a team comprising existing and former Fraunhofer researchers. Professor Karl Leo, Dr. Jan Blochwitz-Nimoth and Dr. Martin Pfeiffer were honored for their pioneering achievements in the field of organic electronics.

Posted: Dec 20th, 2011

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A new spin in diamonds for quantum technologies

To explore the future potential of diamonds in quantum devices, researchers from Macquarie University have collaborated with the University of Stuttgart and University of Ulm in Germany towards developing new sensors based on the common defect found in the diamond structure known as the nitrogen-vacancy center.

Posted: Dec 20th, 2011

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Researchers measure nanometer scale temperature

A novel electro-thermal nanoprobe can independently control voltage and temperature at a nanometer-scale point contact. It can also measure the temperature-dependent voltage at a nanometer-scale point contact.

Posted: Dec 20th, 2011

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On the edge of friction

Precise insight into how two microscopic surfaces slide over one another could help in the manufacture of low-friction surfaces.

Posted: Dec 19th, 2011

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New insights into nanoparticles and dividing cells

What happens when living cells take up nanoparticles, those tiny entities that could offer new ways of delivering drugs into the body? A new study has tracked the progress of nanoparticles as cells divide, and their findings.

Posted: Dec 18th, 2011

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