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Big success with tiny crystals

A little piece of iron wire is magnetic – just like a huge iron rod.  When it comes to material properties, size usually does not matter. Surprisingly, researchers from Austria and India have now discovered that ...

dateNov 30, 2011 in Condensed Matter
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Solar cells go thin and flimsy

The next generation of solar cells made out of plastics and microscopic crystals instead of silicon are taking shape at UQ (University of Queensland). UQ Master of Physics student Michael Deceglie is working on improving ...

dateSep 04, 2006 in Condensed Matter
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