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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.
Aug 26, 2014
Karlsruhe Institute of Nanotechnology work will help in the development of optoelectronics applications made from single-walled carbon nanotubes.
Aug 22, 2014
California researchers see indirect-to-direct bandgap transition in tungsten selenide films.
Aug 21, 2014
TMDCs and their heterostructures could be ideal for making flexible optoelectronics and photonics devices.
Aug 20, 2014
New water-based fabrication process for organic photovoltaics allows researchers to control component assembly at different length scales for the first time.
Aug 20, 2014 1 comment
Qualitatively and quantitatively correct calculations of porphyrin single-molecule junction conductances are achieved for the first time, explaining the sensitivity of the conductance to the metal centre.
Aug 18, 2014
Silicene has been shown to be stable in air, opening the way to further studies of the new material’s properties and potential technologies that might exploit them.
Aug 14, 2014
Coated version of naturally occurring antitumor compound appears to be more effective against hepatocellular carcinoma than conventional therapies.
Aug 14, 2014
New devices are nearly two times better at converting sunlight into power.
Aug 13, 2014
Magnetic nanoparticles hunt down cancerous tissue in the body and deliver "suicide genes" to destroy the cells.
Aug 12, 2014
Light-emitting devices could be ideal for colour displays and lighting, and in optical communication applications.
Aug 12, 2014
The first effective technique for growing a batch of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) that all have the same molecular structure has been developed by scientists in Switzerland.
Aug 11, 2014
Redox reduction experiments could help in the development of better photoactive materials that harness solar energy to produce fuels in a process called water splitting.
Aug 8, 2014
Low-cost phosphide-graphene device lacks a junction and does not need to be doped either
Aug 7, 2014
First non-invasive technique could monitor vascular blood flow and structure in real time and potentially help stroke patients and those with Alzheimer’s and brain tumours
Aug 6, 2014
New infrared device is 10 000 faster than previous ones
Aug 5, 2014
Ultrathin coatings could replace bulky optical components