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Proper breeding ground for germanene

Germanene is a one atom thick sheet of germanium, in a honeycomb structure. It has clear similarities with graphene, the material that induced massive research activity worldwide, especially after 2010's Nobel Prize.

dateJun 22, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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Solar cells for greener and safer energies

Nowadays, our world is in search of cleaner energy sources to power our increasing industrial and economic needs. Solar energy is becoming an alternative source to fossil fuels, but due to the accelerating pace at which we ...

dateJun 21, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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Threading the way to touch-sensitive robots

Fabrics containing flexible electronics are appearing in many novel products, such as clothes with in-built screens and solar panels. More impressively, these fabrics can act as electronic skins that can sense their surroundings ...

dateJun 17, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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