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Could stronger, tougher paper replace metal?

Researchers at the University of Maryland recently discovered that paper made of cellulose fibers is tougher and stronger the smaller the fibers get. For a long time, engineers have sought a material that is both strong (resistant ...

dateJul 24, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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Electrical circuits talk to single atoms

( -- If a practical quantum computer is ever to be realized, conventional electronic devices will have to interface with the delicate quantum systems such as atoms or ions in traps or wisps of magnetism near superconducting ...

dateMar 06, 2012 in Quantum Physics
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New Laser Technique Advances Nanofabrication Process

( -- The ability to create tiny patterns is essential to the fabrication of computer chips and many other current and potential applications of nanotechnology. Yet, creating ever smaller features, through a widely-used ...

dateApr 09, 2009 in Nanophysics
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