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How do atoms vibrate in graphene nanostructures?

In order to understand advanced materials like graphene nanostructures and optimize them for devices in nano-, opto- and quantum-technology it is crucial to understand how phononsŚthe vibration ...

Mon 12 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Thinnest optical waveguide channels light within just three layers of atoms

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed the thinnest optical device in the worldŚa waveguide that is three layers of atoms thin.

Mon 12 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Laser and sensor research to be advanced by new inquiries into plasmonic-photonic crystals

A group of researchers led by Professor Myakzyum Salakhov has been working on the problem of optical states in plasmonic-photonic crystals (PPCs).

Mon 12 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Brookhaven Lab and University of Delaware begin joint initiative

(DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory) The two-year initiative will bring together scientists from both institutions to study rice soil chemistry and quantum materials.

Mon 12 Aug 19 from Eurekalert

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Scientists can now control thermal profiles at the nanoscale

At human scale, controlling temperature is a straightforward concept. Turtles sun themselves to keep warm. To cool a pie fresh from the oven, place it on a room-temperature countertop.

Fri 9 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Using lasers to visualize molecular mysteries in our atmosphere

Invisible to the human eye, molecular interactions between gases and liquids underpin much of our lives, including the absorption of oxygen molecules into our lungs, many industrial processes ...

Thu 8 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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New retroreflective material could be used in nighttime color-changing road signs

A thin film that reflects light in intriguing ways could be used to make road signs that shine brightly and change color at night, according to a study that will be published on Aug. 9 in Science ...

Fri 9 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Development of simplified new mass spectrometric technique using laser and graphene

A technology that can obtain high-resolution, micrometer-sized images for mass spectrometric analysis without sample preparation has been developed. DGIST Research Fellow Jae Young Kim and Chair-professor ...

Fri 9 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Physicists solve 2,000-year-old optical problem

A trio of physicists from the National Autonomous University of Mexico and Tec de Monterrey has solved a 2,000-year-old optical problemŚthe Wasserman-Wolf problem. In their paper published in ...

Fri 9 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Artificial 'tongue' can distinguish between whiskies

Scientists revealed Monday they have come up with an artificial "tongue" which can distinguish subtle differences between whiskies.

Tue 6 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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