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Parity effect observed in graphene

Researchers have theoretically projected and successfully proven through experimentation the parity effect of the quantum Hall edge transport in graphene antidot devices with pn junctions (PNJs). Graphine, or single-layered ...

dateAug 04, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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Pouring fire on fuels at the nanoscale

There are no magic bullets for global energy needs. But fuel cells in which electrical energy is harnessed directly from live, self-sustaining chemical reactions promise cheaper alternatives to fossil fuels.

dateAug 07, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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Phagraphene, a relative of graphene, discovered

A group of scientists from Russia, the USA and China have predicted the existence of a new two-dimensional carbon material via computer generated simulation, a "patchwork" analogue of graphene called phagraphene. The results ...

dateSep 03, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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Flexible dielectric polymer can stand the heat

Easily manufactured, low cost, lightweight, flexible dielectric polymers that can operate at high temperatures may be the solution to energy storage and power conversion in electric vehicles and other high temperature applications, ...

dateAug 28, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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Building the ultimate light detector

Eric Bonvin is currently working at László Forró's lab at EPFL. A Swiss-American, he was born in the Lausanne area, and grew up in Switzerland, Germany. His summer project aims to develop ultra-sensitive light detectors ...

dateAug 10, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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