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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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New material discovery allows study of elusive Weyl fermion

Researchers have discovered a new type of Weyl semimetal, a material that opens the way for further study of Weyl fermions, a type of massless elementary particle hypothesized by high-energy particle theory and potentially useful for creating high-speed electronic circuits and quantum computers.

Aug 15th, 2016

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How shaping light can change particle behavior

Scientists found that the interactions between particles trapped in light distributed along an optical microfiber, as well as the speed of particle movement were different based on the light's characteristics.

Aug 15th, 2016

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