News tagged with electrical properties

Putting a new spin on computing

( -- Physicists at the University of Arizona have achieved a breakthrough toward the development of a new breed of computing devices that can process data using less power.

dateJun 21, 2011 in General Physics
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A greener way to grow carbon nanotubes

Given their size, strength and electrical properties, carbon nanotubes — tiny, hollow cylinders made of carbon atoms — hold promise for a range of applications in electronics, medicine and other fields. Despite ...

dateNov 10, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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New material promises faster electronics

The novel material graphene makes faster electronics possible. Scientists at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna) developed light-detectors made ...

dateJun 28, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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Powerful new way to control magnetism

A team of scientists at Rutgers University has found a material in which an electric field can control the overall magnetic properties of the material. If the magnetoelectric effect discovered by the Rutgers group can be ...

dateAug 23, 2010 in General Physics
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Elusive metal discovered

Carnegie scientists are the first to discover the conditions under which nickel oxide can turn into an electricity-conducting metal. Nickel oxide is one of the first compounds to be studied for its electronic properties, ...

dateAug 22, 2012 in Condensed Matter
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