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Novel molecules for high-performance lubricants

Machines with sliding and rolling parts are virtually ubiquitous. EU funding enabled researchers to develop high-performing coatings and lubricants based on a novel new class of molecules to significantly reduce wear.

Sep 6th, 2012

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Neue Einblicke in Supraleitermaterialien

Wissenschaftler die magnetischen Eigenschaften einzelner Atomlagen eines Materials zu untersuchen, das die Grundlage einiger Hochtemperatursupraleiter bildet. Dabei zeigte sich, dass sich die atomar dünnen Materialschichten in den magnetischen Eigenschaften erstaunlich wenig von makroskopisch dicken Materialproben unterscheiden.

Sep 5th, 2012

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Interfaces provide new control over oxides' electronic properties

By combining two sophisticated experimental tools - oxide molecular beam expitaxy and angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy - researchers have gained the first insights into quantum interactions in transition metal oxide superlattices, which are artificial stacked layers of alternating materials, each just a few atoms thick.

Sep 4th, 2012

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