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Artificial topological matter opens new research directions

An international team of researchers have created a new structure that allows the tuning of topological properties in such a way as to turn on or off these unique behaviors. The structure could open up possibilities for new explorations into the properties of topological states of matter.

Posted: Apr 5th, 2017

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Quantum transport goes ballistic

Scientists have shot an electron through an III-V semiconductor nanowire integrated on silicon for the first time. This achievement will form the basis for sophisticated quantum wire devices for future integrated circuits used in advanced powerful computational systems.

Posted: Apr 5th, 2017

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Predicting the limits of friction

Materials scientists have developed a model to predict the limits of friction behavior of metals based on materials properties - how hard you can push on materials or how much current you can put through them before they stop working properly.

Posted: Apr 5th, 2017

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