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For Better Nanowires, Just Add Diamond

Among the positive characteristics of diamond, such as its beauty and unsurpassed hardness, are less well known properties that make it a valuable material in the electronics industry. Now, according to two scientists at ...

Nov 15, 2006 feature
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For a Bigger Hard-drive, Just Add Water

Imagine having computer memory so dense that a cubic centimeter contains 12.8 million gigabytes of information. Imagine an iPod playing music for 100 millennia without repeating a single song or a USB thumb-drive with room ...

May 11, 2006
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Study of 'Solitons' Adds Insight into Nanomagnet Behavior

Scientists are a long way off from a complete understanding of the interactions and behaviors that govern nanomagnets — magnets on the scale of a billionth of a meter. However, a groundbreaking new study ...

Feb 02, 2006 feature
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Important Twist in Supercapacitor Research

(PhysOrg.com) -- Car batteries as we know them today may soon be relics. Storing energy in clunky containers with limited shelf lives has plagued car makers and military engineers who need lightweight, powerful ...

Sep 19, 2008
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