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New transistor shows promise for wearable tech

Washable and bendy, the component marks a watershed in a highly competitive area. Andrew Masterson reports.

Sun 23 Jun 19 from Cosmos Magazine

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Ice lithography: Opportunities and challenges in 3-D nanofabrication

Nanotechnology and nanoscience are enabled by nanofabrication. Electron-beam lithography (EBL), which makes patterns down to a few nanometers, is one of the fundamental pillars of nanofabrication. ...

Fri 21 Jun 19 from

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Researchers Aim to Create Longwave Infrared Photonic Device Technology

Researchers from The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) are collaborating with the Army Research Laboratory to create nanophotonic devices that could be used in thermal imaging and resonant...

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Researchers report new understanding of thermoelectric materials

The promise of thermoelectric materials as a source of clean energy has driven the search for materials that can efficiently produce substantial amounts of power from waste heat.

Fri 21 Jun 19 from

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Shaken and stirred: Scientists capture the deformation effect of shock waves on a material

Understanding how shock waves affect structures is crucial for advancements in material science research, including safety protocols and novel surface modifications. Using X-ray diffraction ...

Fri 21 Jun 19 from

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Millions with neurological diseases could find new option in neurostimulation devices

The United States is seeing an increase in the number of neurological diseases. Stroke is ranked as the fifth leading cause of death, with Alzheimer's being ranked sixth. Another neurological ...

Wed 19 Jun 19 from

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Helical van der Waals crystals with discretized Eshelby twist

Nature, Published online: 19 June 2019; doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1308-yExperiments demonstrate a class of van der Waals nanowires, made from layered crystals of the semiconductor ...

Wed 19 Jun 19 from Nature News

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Physicists show novel Mott state in twisted graphene bilayers at 'magic angle'

A University of Oklahoma physics group sheds light on a novel Mott state observed in twisted graphene bilayers at the 'magic angle' in a recent study just published in Physical Review Letters. ...

Wed 19 Jun 19 from

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Quantum music to my ears

It sounds like an old-school vinyl record, but the distinctive crackle in the music streamed into Chris Holloway's laboratory is atomic in origin. The group at the National Institute for Standards ...

Tue 18 Jun 19 from

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