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Oct 30, 2014
Defects could lead to early device failure, say researchers, but they might also be exploited to make better sensors from the atomically thin carbon sheets.
Oct 30, 2014
A quantum dot LED structure that includes an insulating layer to balance charge injections demonstrates greater efficiency and stability.
Oct 27, 2014
KAUST researchers have succeeded in stretching rigid, brittle, monocrystalline silicon to up to 10 times its original length.
Oct 27, 2014
Gold appears to segregate at copper-gold alloy surface – a result that will be important for making better nanocatalysts.
Oct 24, 2014
Carbon sheet improves the thermal conductivity of PET by up to 600-fold.
Oct 22, 2014
Pure metal system is ferromagnetic and ferroelectric – a result that bodes well for making future magnetic data storage and spintronics devices.
Oct 20, 2014
California team has designed the first low-noise, high-gain, broad-bandwidth microwave Josephson travelling wave PA.
Oct 17, 2014
Researchers in Japan have developed a new and easy way to chemically functionalize boron nitride.
Oct 16, 2014
New graphene oxide-based foams are of a much better quality than any made before.
Oct 15, 2014 1 comment
High levels of electrochromic modulation seen in multilayer graphene suggest a flexible solution for smart windows and displays.
Oct 14, 2014
New finding could also be important for preventing inflammatory diseases such as lung fibrosis, and may even be used to help treat neurodegenerative diseases.
Oct 13, 2014
Eric Betzig, Stefan Hell and William Moerner share 2014 prize.
Oct 10, 2014
Mechanism might be used to help reduce unwanted heat loss in photovoltaic devices.
Oct 9, 2014
Device characteristics are not affected at 125 °C.
Oct 8, 2014
Thin film interference effects persist on any kind of substrate – a result that bodes well for flexible electronics and ultra-lightweight coatings.
Oct 7, 2014
Trio honoured for work on blue LEDs.
Oct 6, 2014
Heterostructure composition can be controlled by modulating constituent vapour-phase reactants during growth.
Oct 3, 2014
Device based on colloidal quantum-dot film has a record-breaking light-to-power conversion efficiency of 6%.
Oct 3, 2014 1 comment
Researchers demonstrate how defects in a 3D crystal can create photonic bandgap cavities for light that may be useful for lasing, LEDS, information storage and sensitive pharmaceutical sensors
Oct 1, 2014
The assembly and disassembly of nanorods propelled by ultrasound provides an insight into biological motors.