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Using waves to move droplets

Self-cleaning surfaces and laboratories on a chip become even more efficient if we are able to control individual droplets. Researchers show that this is possible by using a technique named mechanowetting.

Jun 17th, 2019

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Concert of magnetic moments

An international collaboration between researchers has uncovered a new way how the electron spins in layered materials can interact. They report a hitherto unknown chiral coupling that is active over relatively long distances.

Jun 13th, 2019

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Research reveals liquid gold on the nanoscale

Scientists have discovered what liquid gold looks like on the nanoscale - and in doing so have mapped the way in which nanoparticles melt, which is relevant to the manufacturing and performance of nanotechnology devices such as bio-sensors, nanochips , gas sensors, and catalysts.

Jun 13th, 2019

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Researchers create uniform-shape polymer nanocrystals

Researchers have demonstrated a new aqueous polymerization procedure for generating polymer nanoparticles with a single chain and uniform shape, which, as another difference to previous methods, involves high particle concentrations.

Jun 13th, 2019

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Physics at the edge

Condensed matter physicists take a step closer to building a graphene-based topological insulator.

Jun 13th, 2019

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