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Fakir-like graphene

Researchers have created a variety of nanostructures that can modify the electronic properties of graphene, either by periodic modulation of the electrostatic potential, or by periodic mechanical stress that can generate an effective magnetic structure.

Posted: Feb 24th, 2015

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New projects support research in 'valleytronics'

Two new three-year research projects are supporting the role of the Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Sciences (SIMES) as a leading center for studying exotic new materials that could enable future innovative electronic and photonic applications.

Posted: Feb 24th, 2015

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Fever alarm armband: A wearable, printable, temperature sensor

Researchers have developed a 'fever alarm armband', a flexible, self-powered wearable device that sounds an alarm in case of high body temperature. The flexible organic components developed for this device are well-suited to wearable devices that continuously monitor vital signs including temperature and heart rate for applications in healthcare settings.

Posted: Feb 23rd, 2015

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Unlikely pairs

Researchers recently experimented with a phenomenon known as the quantum Hall effect, looking for an effect that 'should be there' and ended up with an unexplained phenomenon.

Posted: Feb 23rd, 2015

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Semiconductor works better when hitched to graphene

Experiments looked at the properties of materials that combine graphene with a common type of semiconducting polymer. They found that a thin film of the polymer transported electric charge even better when grown on a single layer of graphene than it does when placed on a thin layer of silicon.

Posted: Feb 20th, 2015

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EPSRC unveils world-leading SuperSTEM microscope that sees single atoms

A new super powerful electron microscope that can pinpoint the position of single atoms, and will help scientists push boundaries even further, in fields such as advanced materials, healthcare and power generation, has been unveiled by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Posted: Feb 20th, 2015

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