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Attoseconds break into atomic interior

A newly developed laser technology has made it possible to observe the interaction of multiple photons in a single such pulse with electrons in the inner orbital shell of an atom.

Posted: Feb 23rd, 2018

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Opening windows for new spintronic studies

A surprising discovery about spin-electron interactions in a specialized semiconductor material - a 'sandwich' of layers with different properties, buffered by a graphene nanoribbon - could potentially offer major advantages in speed, heat dissipation and power consumption in electronic devices.

Posted: Feb 23rd, 2018

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Atomic design by water

Scientists show how geometric structures at surfaces can be formed with atomic precision by water.

Posted: Feb 23rd, 2018

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Luminescent nano-architectures of gallium arsenide

Scientists have succeeded in growing nanocrystals of gallium arsenide on tiny columns of silicon and germanium. This enables extremely efficient optoelectronic components for important frequency ranges to be realised on silicon chips.

Posted: Feb 23rd, 2018

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Remembering really fast

Colossal magnetoresistance at terahertz frequencies in thin composites boosts novel memory devices operated at extremely high speed.

Posted: Feb 22nd, 2018

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Researchers turn light upside down

A new metasurface for infrared light is based on boron nitride, a graphene-like 2D material, and was selected because of its capability to manipulate infrared light on extremely small length scales, which could be applied for the development of miniaturized chemical sensors or for heat management in nanoscale optoelectronic devices.

Posted: Feb 22nd, 2018

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