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Engineers treat printed graphene with lasers to enable paper electronics

Engineers have developed a laser-treatment process that allows them to use printed graphene for electric circuits and electrodes - even on paper and other fragile surfaces. The technology could lead to many real-world, low-cost applications for printed graphene electronics, including sensors, fuel cells and medical devices.

Sep 1st, 2016

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Researchers trick solid into acting as liquid

Scientists have discovered how to get a solid material to act like a liquid without actually turning it into liquid, potentially opening a new world of possibilities for the electronic, optics and computing industries.

Sep 1st, 2016

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Making the switch, this time with an insulator

Physicists, joining the fundamental pursuit of using electron spins to store and manipulate information, have demonstrated a new approach to doing so, which could prove useful in the application of low-power computer memory.

Sep 1st, 2016

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Researchers find transition point in semiconductor nanomaterials

Researchers have demonstrated that electronic interactions play a significant role in the dimensional crossover of semiconductor nanomaterials. The show that a critical length scale marks the transition between a zero-dimensional, quantum dot and a one-dimensional nanowire.

Aug 31st, 2016

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Synthetic chemistry in a very small space

Thanks to a new process, it is now possible to systematically test a large number of chemical reactions in a very small space and within a short time. It enables freely selectable molecules embedded in solid materials to react with each other in a nanometer-sized space.

Aug 31st, 2016

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Magnetism under the magnifying glass

Being able to determine magnetic properties of materials with sub-nanometer precision would greatly simplify development of magnetic nano-structures for future spintronic devices. In a new article, physicists make a big step towards this goal.

Aug 31st, 2016

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