Scientists investigate how electric current flows in multilayer 2-D materials
Breakthrough synthesis method to speed commercialization of graphene
Samsung Electronics announced a breakthrough synthesis method to speed the commercialization of graphene, a unique material ideally suited for electronic devices. Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology ...
Scientists develop method for fabricating individual magnetic quantum dots
Inkjet-printed graphene electrodes may lead to low-cost, large-area, possibly foldable devices
New hybrid material simplifies organic transistor design
Stretchable graphene transistors overcome limitations of other materials
Nanowire lens can reconfigure its imaging properties
Scalable CVD process for making 2-D molybdenum diselenide
(Phys.org) —Nanoengineering researchers at Rice University and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have unveiled a potentially scalable method for making one-atom-thick layers of molybdenum diselenide—a ...
Graphene's 'quantum leap' takes electronics a step closer
(PhysOrg.com) -- Writing in the journal Nature Physics, the academics, who discovered the world's thinnest material at The University of Manchester in 2004, have revealed more about its electronic properties.
In world's first, atomic force microscope sees chemical bonds in individual molecules (w/ video)
(Phys.org)—IBM scientists have been able to differentiate the chemical bonds in individual molecules for the first time using a technique known as noncontact atomic force microscopy (AFM).
Researchers create stable 2-D electron gas in strontium titanate, open door to new kind of electronics
Usually, microelectronic devices are made of silicon or similar semiconductors. Recently, the electronic properties of metal oxides have become quite interesting. These materials are more complex, yet offer ...
New way to measure electron pair interactions
Shoot a beam of light or particles at certain special materials and you will liberate electrons—pairs of them—a phenomenon known as "electron pair emission," which can reveal fundamental properties of ...
Topological insulators: Persuading light to mix it up with matter
Researchers at MIT have succeeded in producing and measuring a coupling of photons and electrons on the surface of an unusual type of material called a topological insulator. This type of coupling had been ...
Physicists find new order in quantum electronic material
Two Rutgers physics professors have proposed an explanation for a new type of order, or symmetry, in an exotic material made with uranium – a theory that may one day lead to enhanced computer displays and data storage systems ...