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Watching an electron being born

A strong laser beam can remove an electron from an atom - a process which takes place almost instantly. At the Vienna University of Technology, this phenomenon could now be studied with a time resolution of less than ten attoseconds.

May 15th, 2012

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Graphen: Perfekt in Unordnung

Wie genau veraendern Stoerstellen zum Beispiel die elektronischen und magnetischen Eigenschaften von Graphen? Fuer diese Frage interessiert sich Anke Kruegers Forschungsgruppe.

May 15th, 2012

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INIC launches world nanotechnology statistics website

Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC) launched a website which monitors and analyzes scientific achievements and improvements of world countries in the field of nanotechnology based on continually updated statistical data.

May 15th, 2012

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Research opens doors to UV disinfection using LED technology

Research from North Carolina State University will allow the development of energy-efficient LED devices that use ultraviolet (UV) light to kill pathogens such as bacteria and viruses. The technology has a wide array of applications ranging from drinking-water treatment to sterilizing surgical tools.

May 14th, 2012

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You can't play nano-billiards on a bumpy table

There's nothing worse than a shonky pool table with an unseen groove or bump that sends your shot off course: a new study has found that the same goes at the nano-scale, where the "billiard balls" are tiny electrons moving across a "table" made of the semiconductor gallium arsenide.

May 14th, 2012

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