News tagged with ambient conditions

New material set to change cooling industry

Refrigeration and air conditioning may become more efficient and environmentally friendly thanks to the patent-pending work of LSU physicists. The team of researchers led by LSU Physics Professor Shane Stadler has discovered ...

dateApr 11, 2015 in Condensed Matter
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New silicon memory chip developed

( -- The first purely silicon oxide-based 'Resistive RAM' memory chip that can operate in ambient conditions – opening up the possibility of new super-fast memory - has been developed by researchers at UCL.

dateMay 18, 2012 in Semiconductors
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Uncovering quantum secret in photosynthesis

The efficient conversion of sunlight into useful energy is one of the challenges which stand in the way of meeting the world's increasing energy demand in a clean, sustainable way without relying on fossil fuels. Photosynthetic ...

dateJun 20, 2013 in Quantum Physics
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Seeing an atomic thickness

Scientists from NPL, in collaboration with Linkoping University, Sweden, have shown that regions of graphene of different thickness can be easily identified in ambient conditions using Electrostatic Force Microscopy (EFM).

dateMay 19, 2011 in Nanophysics
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