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Graphene gets a Teflon makeover

University of Manchester scientists have created a new material which could replace or compete with Teflon in thousands of everyday applications.

Nov 8th, 2010

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Quantum memory for communication networks of the future

Researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen have succeeded in storing quantum information using two 'entangled' light beams. Quantum memory or information storage is a necessary element of future quantum communication networks.

Nov 8th, 2010

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Graphene: Singles and the few

A timely review analyzing the correlation of synthesis methods and physical properties of single-layer and few-layered graphene flakes.

Nov 8th, 2010

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Plasma as a fast optical switch

Just like an electrical switch allows the flow of electricity into electrical circuits, relativistic transparency in plasma can act like a fast optical switch allowing the flow of light through otherwise opaque plasma.

Nov 8th, 2010

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Nanotechnology exhaust gas catalyst has 10x higher thermal agglomeration resistance than conventional materials

A research team at the International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA) in Japan has developed an exhaust gas catalyst material with approximately 10 times greater thermal agglomeration resistance than conventional materials. This dramatic improvement in thermal agglomeration resistance opens the road to a large reduction in the amount of rare metals used in exhaust gas purification technologies.

Nov 8th, 2010

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