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Light helps the transistor laser switch faster

Light and electrons interact in a complex dance within fiber optic devices. A new study found that in the transistor laser, a device for next-generation high-speed computing, the light and electrons spur one another on to faster switching speeds than any devices available.

Posted: Mar 9th, 2016

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Atomic vibrations in nanomaterials

Scientists explain what happens to atomic vibrations when materials are nanosized and how this knowledge can be used to systematically engineer nanomaterials for different applications.

Posted: Mar 9th, 2016

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Mix and match MOF

New composite material that traps oxygen selectively could be useful for energy applications such as fuel cells.

Posted: Mar 8th, 2016

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Flexible and transparent graphene pressure sensor

Researchers have developed a transparent, bendable and sensitive pressure sensor. Healthcare practitioners may one day be able to physically screen for breast cancer using pressure-sensitive rubber gloves to detect tumors, owing to this newly developed sensor.

Posted: Mar 8th, 2016

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