News tagged with electrical properties

Constructive conflict in the superconductor

Whether a material conducts electricity without losses is not least a question of the right temperature. In future it may be possible to make a more reliable prediction for high-temperature superconductors. These materials ...

dateAug 17, 2012 in Superconductivity
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Surfing on acoustic waves (w/ Video)

( —ETH researchers are able to make objects such as particles and liquid droplets fly in mid-air by letting them ride on acoustic waves. For the first time, they have been able to also control the movement of objects, ...

dateJul 16, 2013 in General Physics
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Beyond flash -- memories are made of this

( -- The race is on for a successor to the popular 'flash' memory used in portable devices. European researchers think they have found a candidate in novel materials combined with a simple, easily fabricated 'crossbar' ...

dateJul 22, 2009 in Semiconductors
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Resolving water's electrical properties

An old confusion about the electrical properties of water's surface has ended, thanks to scientists at Pacific Northwest and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories. The conflict arose because two types of measurements gave ...

dateMay 18, 2011 in Materials Science
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