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How to make a low-cost yet high-precision glass nanoengraving

Focusing the laser was conducted with the help of small glass spheres, playing the role of the lens. This mechanism allows inexpensively and relatively easy to apply complex patterns to a glass surface, whereby obtaining a spatial resolution of less than 100 nanometers.

Jan 15th, 2016

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Defrosting a magnetic mystery

An intriguing quantum effect that is potentially useful for practical electronic devices has been realized at significantly higher temperatures than previously observed.

Jan 15th, 2016

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Fuel cell advance

Researchers report a breakthrough that promises to bring down the cost of hydrogen fuel cells by replacing expensive platinum catalysts with cheaper ones made from metals like nickel.

Jan 14th, 2016

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Nanodevice, build thyself

Researchers in Germany studied how a multitude of electronic interactions govern the encounter between a molecule called porphine and copper and silver surfaces.

Jan 14th, 2016

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Nanoprobe development to help uncover DNA secrets

New research has led to the use of the nanoprobe to study how individual proteins interact with DNA. Invisible to the human eye, this tiny triangular probe can be captured using laser tweezers and then moved around inside a microscope chamber.

Jan 14th, 2016

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