News tagged with energy states

Graphene can emit laser flashes

Graphene is considered the jack-of-all-trades of materials science: The two-dimensional honeycomb-shaped lattice made up of carbon atoms is stronger than steel and exhibits extremely high charge carrier mobilities. It is ...

dateOct 25, 2013 in Nanomaterials
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Physicists confine electrons inside nano-pyramids

(—Quantum dots are nanostructures of semiconducting materials that behave a lot like single atoms and are very easy to produce. Given their special properties, researchers see huge potential for quantum dots in ...

dateSep 28, 2012 in Nanophysics
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Topological light: Living on the edge

( —Topology—the understanding of how things are connected—remains abstract, even with the popular example of doughnuts and coffee cups. This concept, esoteric as it appears, is also neat because it is the basis ...

dateOct 21, 2013 in Optics & Photonics
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