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Sep 24, 2014
A new way to grow high-quality samples of the carbon sheet measuring between 100 and 300 nm across has been developed by researchers in the US and UK.
Sep 23, 2014
Nano- and picomolar detection of a range of biomarkers has been demonstrated using functionalized graphene.
Sep 22, 2014
Thin film has a high capacitance and promising energy and power densities, and so could be ideal for practical devices.
Sep 19, 2014
First observation of strong inter-tube coupling in “incommensurate” DWCNTS could help in the development of better electronics devices from these nanomaterials.
Sep 19, 2014
Proposed device could improve optical telecommunications.
Sep 18, 2014
Researchers in Japan have made the first truly one-dimensional diatomic chains inside CNTs.
Sep 15, 2014
Oligomers interact with light more strongly than isolated, uncoupled nanoparticles thanks to multiple plasmonic “hot spots” created in each cluster.
Sep 12, 2014
New soft-etching technique could allow for new applications in consumer electronics, such as in the emerging field of the “Internet of Things”.
Sep 12, 2014
Structuring a ceramic metamaterial makes it not only strong and light, but also robust enough to recover its original shape when deformed.
Sep 11, 2014
New device is as sensitive as the best THz radiation detectors but it is a million times faster.
Sep 10, 2014
Device consists of an ultrathin barrier of hexagonal boron nitride sandwiched between two graphene electrodes.
Sep 8, 2014
Devices made using cadmium telluride layers have a sunlight-to-power conversion of efficiency of more than 10%.
Sep 5, 2014 1 comment
Kavli researchers couple carbon resonator to a superconducting microwave cavity for the first time.
Sep 5, 2014
Transmission electron microscopy obervations reveal the formation of the mineral calcium carbonate from start to finish.
Sep 4, 2014
Interface between two dichalcogenides could be used to fabricate transistors, LEDs and solar cells within a single atomically thin layer.
Sep 3, 2014
Quantum effect could be put to work in a range of optical technologies.
Aug 31, 2014
Manipulating the phase of MoS2 at contact points provides excellent low-resistance junctions for ultrathin transistors.
Aug 29, 2014
Surprisingly, capping ligands only offer sparse covering say US researchers.
Aug 28, 2014
Nickel-titanium based medical implants are better when coated with tube-like structures.