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Molecular Lego for nanoelectronics

Researchers successfully assembled and tested conductors and networks made up of individual, newly developed building block molecules. These could in future serve as the basis of components for optoelectronic systems, such as flexible flat screens or sensors.

May 18th, 2017

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Using graphene to create quantum bits

Researchers have investigated a nonlinear graphene-based quantum capacitor, compatible with cryogenic conditions of superconducting circuits, and based on two-dimensional materials.

May 18th, 2017

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Better cathode materials for lithium-sulphur-batteries

Researchers have for the first time fabricated a nanomaterial made from nanoparticles of a titanium oxide compound that is characterized by an extremely large surface area, and tested it as a cathode material in lithium-sulphur batteries. The highly porous nanomaterial possesses high storage capacity that remains nearly constant over many charging cycles.

May 17th, 2017

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Nanoengineers create the ultimate natural sunscreen

Researchers report the development of nanoparticles that mimic the behavior of natural melanosomes, melanin-producing cell structures that protect our skin, eyes and other tissues from the harmful effects of ultraviolet radiation.

May 17th, 2017

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