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Magnetite nanowires with sharp insulating transition

Magnetite (Fe3O4) is best known as a magnetic iron ore, and is the source of lodestone. It also has potential as a high-temperature resistor in electronics. In new research led by Osaka University, ...

Tue 16 Jul 19 from

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Improving heat recycling with the thermodiffusion effect

Absorption heat transformers can effectively reuse the waste heat generated in various industries. In these devices, specialised liquids form thin films as they flow downward due to gravity. ...

Mon 15 Jul 19 from

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Physicists use nanostructures to free photons for highly efficient white OLEDs

Thanks to intensive research in the past three decades, organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) have been steadily conquering the electronics marketfrom OLED mobile phone displays to roll-out ...

Thu 11 Jul 19 from

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Researchers image molecules as they change charge states for first time

A team of researchers from IBM ResearchZurich, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company and Universidade de Santiago de Compostela has, for the first time, imaged molecules as they change ...

Fri 12 Jul 19 from

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Scientists catch chemical bonds exploding

But they needed very short laser pulses to do it.

Sun 14 Jul 19 from Cosmos Magazine

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Organic porous structures on 2-D defect networks

NUS scientists have developed a method for self-assembly of hexagonal organic porous structures on molybdenum diselenide (MoSe2) film to create ordered nanostructures.

Thu 11 Jul 19 from

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Caught in the act: Images capture molecular motions in real time

Researchers have used ultra-high-speed X-ray pulses to make a high-resolution "movie" of a molecule undergoing structural motions. The research, published in Nature Chemistry, reveals the dynamics ...

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Silicon chip breaks "blackbody limit" to produce more electricity from heat than thought possible

Energy conservation is a no-brainer and more important than ever, but it's not just about environmental implications. If we're to successfully create smaller, better, more efficient technology, ...

Thu 11 Jul 19 from Gizmag

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Study contributes to the production of flexible electronic devices

Flexible electronics is one of the most important trends in technology today. The market is growing so fast that it is expected to double in value in the next decade.

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Terahertz technology escapes the cold

Terahertz (THz) radiation is a bit like a treasure chest that resists being opened fully. Residing in the electromagnetic spectrum between the infrared and microwave regions, THz radiation combines ...

Wed 10 Jul 19 from

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