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Artificial synapses made from nanowires

Scientists have produced a memristive element made from nanowires that functions in much the same way as a biological nerve cell. The component is able to both save and process information, as well as receive numerous signals in parallel.

Dec 5th, 2018

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Reflecting antiferromagnetic arrangements

An newly developed x-ray imaging technique could help scientists understand--and ultimately control--the magnetic structure of promising materials for the development of electronic devices that exploit electron spin.

Dec 5th, 2018

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Graphene and cobalt for creating new electromagnetic devices

Scientists have discovered that the combination of graphene with cobalt offers very relevant properties in the field of magnetism. This breakthrough sets the stage for the development of new logic devices that can store large data amounts quickly and with reduced energy consumption.

Dec 5th, 2018

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Building better aerogels by crushing them

Researchers are investigating the mechanical properties or aerogels at the nanoparticle level - combining experiments and computer modeling to look at how polymeric aerogels can fail and become deformed. By crushing and indenting aerogels, they gained a better grasp on the gels? properties.

Dec 4th, 2018

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