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The switch molecule

A new kind of switch which operates at the nanometre scale has been presented by an international research team. The switch's state can be altered in a targeted manner using a single electron.

Nov 30th, 2015

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Doping powers new thermoelectric material

Researchers report that doping tin selenide with sodium boosts its performance as a thermoelectric material, pushing it toward usefulness. The doped material produces a significantly greater amount of electricity than the undoped material, given the same amount of heat input.

Nov 26th, 2015

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Coming to a monitor near you: a defect-free, molecule-thick film

An emerging class of atomically thin materials known as monolayer semiconductors has generated a great deal of buzz in the world of materials science. Monolayers hold promise in the development of transparent LED displays, ultra-high efficiency solar cells, photo detectors and nanoscale transistors.

Nov 26th, 2015

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