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X-ray optics on a chip

Researchers report the fabrication and testing of a millimetre-sized chip capable of splitting a beam of X-rays.

Aug 18th, 2016

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Attosecond science opens new avenues in femtochemistry

Attosecond Science is a new exciting frontier in contemporary physics, aimed at time-resolving the motion of electrons in atoms, molecules and solids on their natural timescale. Electronic dynamics derives from the creation and evolution of coherence between different electronic states and proceeds on sub-femtosecond timescales.

Aug 17th, 2016

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A miniaturized sensor that can measure chemistry on a chip

By combining expertise in nanophotonics and materials science, researchers have laid the groundwork for a chemical sensor on a chip that could be used in small portable devices to analyze samples in a lab, monitor air and water quality in the field and perhaps even detect explosives.

Aug 16th, 2016

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Solid batteries improve safety

Researchers have developed a type of battery that, unlike conventional ones, consists entirely of solid chemical compounds and is non-flammable.

Aug 16th, 2016

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A novel method to untangle metallic and semiconducting carbon nanotubes

Researchers managed to reverse the electronic characteristics of a polymer known to disperse semiconducting nanotubes - while leaving the rest of the polymer's structure intact. By so doing, they have reversed the process, leaving the semiconducting nanotubes behind while making it possible to disperse the metallic nanotubes.

Aug 16th, 2016

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