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Supersonic phenomena, the key to extremely low heat loss nano-electronics

Freak waves, as well as other less striking localised excitations, occur in nature at every scale. The current theory and models of such waves can be applied to physics and, among others, to ...

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Engineers develop process for electronic devices that stops wasteful power leakage

According to the National Resource Defense Council, Americans waste up to $19 billion annually in electricity costs due to "vampire appliances," always-on digital devices in the home that suck ...

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Controlling ultrasound with 3-D printed devices

Ultrasound is more than sound. Obstetricians use it to peer inside a woman's uterus and observe a growing baby. Surgeons use powerful beams of ultrasound to destroy cancer cells. Researchers ...

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Fluorescent holography: Upending the world of biological imaging

Optical microscopy experts at Colorado State University are once again pushing the envelope of biological imaging.

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Making silicon-germanium core fibers a reality

Glass fibres do everything from connecting us to the internet to enabling keyhole surgery by delivering light through medical devices such as endoscopes. But as versatile as today's fiber optics ...

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Report: The Rift That Led to Tim Miller Leaving Deadpool 2 Went Deep

Over the weekend, it was reported that Tim Miller, who directed Deadpool, would not be returning for the sequel, supposedly over a casting dispute with Ryan Reynolds. A new report from The Wrap ...

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New Way to Control Heat in 2D Materials

Slipping a few lithium ions between layers of 2D materials changes how they conduct heat

10 hours ago from IEEE Spectrum

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UV light improves smartphone cameras

Photodetectors, which are used in a wide range of systems and devices from smartphones to space stations, are typically only sensitive to light within a certain narrow bandwidth. This presents ...

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Nanoantenna lighting-rod effect produces fast optical switches

A team of scientists, led by the University of Southampton, have produced a fast nanoscale optical transistor using gold nanoantenna assisted phase transition.

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