In certain nanomaterials, electrons are able to race through custom-built roadways just one atom wide. To achieve excellent efficiency, these one-dimensional paths must be paved with absolute perfection—a single errant ...
Nov 18, 2015 in General Physics
Researchers at Aalto University have discovered that energy saving superconductors may be possible if the counterintuitive properties of electrons moving in "flat bands" are exploited.
Nov 20, 2015 in Superconductivity