News tagged with defects

New use for X-rays: A radar gun for unruly atoms

X-rays have long been used to make pictures of tiny objects, even single atoms. Now a team of scientists has discovered a new use for X-rays at the atomic scale: using them like a radar gun to measure the motion and velocity ...

dateMar 31, 2016 in Nanophysics
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Engineering surgery for children

What better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than help save a child's heart? That's what Vittoria Flamini, an industry assistant professor in Tandon's Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has in mind.

dateFeb 12, 2016 in Engineering
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Graphene decharging and molecular shielding

A new joint theoretical and experimental study suggests that graphene sheets efficiently shield chemical interactions. One of the promising applications of this phenomenon is associated with improving the quality of 2D materials ...

dateFeb 08, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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