News tagged with conductors

From metal to insulator and back again

New work from Carnegie's Russell Hemley and Ivan Naumov hones in on the physics underlying the recently discovered fact that some metals stop being metallic under pressure. Their work is published in Physical Re ...

dateApr 22, 2015 in Condensed Matter
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Nanotubes weigh the atom

(PhysOrg.com) -- How can you weigh a single atom? European researchers have built an exquisite new device that can do just that. It may ultimately allow scientists to study the progress of chemical reactions, ...

dateJun 29, 2009 in Nanophysics
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Researchers create 'rubber-band electronics'

For people with heart conditions and other ailments that require monitoring, life can be complicated by constant hospital visits and time-consuming tests. But what if much of the testing done at hospitals could be conducted ...

dateJul 02, 2012 in Materials Science
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