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Physicists Store Images in Vapor

Books are written on solid pieces of paper for an obvious reason: the atoms in a solid don’t move around much, keeping the words and pictures in place for centuries. Trying to store letters and images in ...

dateJun 23, 2008 in Nanophysics feature
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Single-atom transistor is 'perfect'

In a remarkable feat of micro-engineering, UNSW physicists have created a working transistor consisting of a single atom placed precisely in a silicon crystal.

dateFeb 19, 2012 in Nanophysics
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IBM introduces new graphene transistor

(PhysOrg.com) -- In a report published in Nature, Yu-ming Lin and Phaedon Avoris, IBM researchers, have announced the development of a new graphene transistor which is smaller and faster than the one they i ...

dateApr 11, 2011 in Nanophysics report
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Plastic solar cell efficiency breaks record

The global search for a sustainable energy supply is making significant strides at Wake Forest University as researchers at the university’s Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials have announced that they have ...

dateApr 19, 2007 in Nanophysics
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A billion holes can make a battery

Researchers at the University of Maryland have invented a single tiny structure that includes all the components of a battery that they say could bring about the ultimate miniaturization of energy storage ...

dateNov 10, 2014 in Nanophysics
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