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Photopolymerization-triggered molecular motion for flexible liquid crystal display

With current 2D techniques, one typically irradiates a liquid crystal film that contains added photoresponsive dye molecules, with uniform polarized light. This controls the net liquid crystal ...

Mon 13 Nov 17 from Phys.org

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Learning from photosynthesis

The green sulfur bacterium makes its home in the chilly waters of the Black Sea. To eek out its lonely existence, this life form scavenges energy from the feeble sunlight available to it at ...

Mon 13 Nov 17 from Phys.org

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Semiconductors with an aligned interface

The electronic characteristics of an interface between two wide bandgap semiconductors are determined by researchers at KAUST: an insight that will help improve the efficiency of light-emitting ...

Mon 13 Nov 17 from Phys.org

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Researchers put new spin on old technique to engineer better absorptive materials

A team of University of Illinois bioengineers has taken a new look at an old tool to help characterize a class of materials called metal organic frameworks - MOFs for short. MOFs are used to ...

Mon 13 Nov 17 from Phys.org

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Chemist proposes 'sweat analysis' to better secure electronics

Jan Halmek believes there is a better method to securing electronic devices and it relies on our own sweat.

Fri 10 Nov 17 from Phys.org

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How to Hoist Yourself Out of a Hole With Physics

You could climb out of a hole with a ladder or a ropeor you could call on your formidable physics knowledge.

Tue 14 Nov 17 from Wired Science

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The path length of light in opaque media

A seemingly paradoxical prediction in physics has now been confirmed in an experiment: No matter whether an object is opaque or transparent, the average length of the light's paths through the ...

Fri 10 Nov 17 from Phys.org

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New method developed to 3-D print fully functional electronic circuits

Researchers at the University of Nottingham have pioneered a breakthrough method to rapidly 3-D print fully functional electronic circuits.

Thu 9 Nov 17 from TechXplore

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A new nano-sized hexameric molecular capsule

Halonium ions used in this study, are well-known reaction intermediates and halogenating reagents in synthesis, but now they have been used as robust and stable structural units in molecular ...

Fri 10 Nov 17 from Phys.org

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Electronics and optics on one chip

Electronics and light don't go well together on a standard "CMOS' chip. Researcher Satadal Dutta of the University of Twente now succeeds in introducing a light connection into the heart of ...

Thu 9 Nov 17 from Phys.org

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