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Tin type

Researchers are examining tin as a silicon-friendly material to help create new cost-effective memory devices. The new candidate offers the same performance advantages of more commonly used elements such as copper or silver, yet is compatible with silicon.

Jul 27th, 2018

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New optics: Nano-hedgehogs of light

Researchers have created a new type of optical system. Their 'nano-hedgehogs of light', also known as optical skyrmions, set the stage for a new platform for information processing, transfer and storage applications.

Jul 27th, 2018

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Vibrations at an exceptional point

Scientists have developed a lasing system already adept at producing tiny light packets called photons into a tunable system that also makes little bits of mechanical energy called phonons - the energy products of oscillation, or vibration.

Jul 25th, 2018

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