Team develops new superconducting hybrid crystals
A new type of 'nanowire' crystals that fuses semiconducting and metallic materials on the atomic scale could lay the foundation for future semiconducting electronics. Researchers at the University of Copenhagen ...
Electronics advance moves closer to a world beyond silicon
(Phys.org) —Researchers in the College of Engineering at Oregon State University have made a significant advance in the function of metal-insulator-metal, or MIM diodes, a technology premised on the assumption ...
New evidence to aid search for charge 'stripes' in superconductors
(Phys.org) —Scientists at the DOE's Brookhaven National Laboratory have identified a series of clues that particular arrangements of electrical charges known as "stripes" may play a role in superconductivity-the ...
Research boosts understanding of nano-carbon in photodetectors
As modern electronic devices get ever smaller, the age of silicon transistors is going by the wayside. Tomorrow's electronics—such as photovoltaic panels, transparent conductors, capacitors, transistors ...
Graphene on its way to conquer Silicon Valley
The remarkable material graphene promises a wide range of applications in future electronics that could complement or replace traditional silicon technology. Researchers of the Electronic Properties of Materials ...
Applying diamond coatings at lower temperatures expands options for electronic devices
A new method for creating thin films of diamonds, which is described in the journal Applied Physics Letters, produced by AIP Publishing, may allow manufacturers to enhance future electronics.
Spot-welding graphene nanoribbons atom by atom
Scientists at Aalto University and Utrecht University have created single atom contacts between gold and graphene nanoribbons.
Thin layer of germanium may replace silicon in semiconductors
(Phys.org) —The same material that formed the first primitive transistors more than 60 years ago can be modified in a new way to advance future electronics, according to a new study.
New study gives insight into graphene grain boundaries
(Phys.org)—Using graphene – either as an alternative to, or most likely as a complementary material with – silicon, offers the promise of much faster future electronics, along with several other advantages ...
Gadget Watch: Samsung shows bendable phone screen (Update)
By showing off a phone with a flexible screen, Samsung is hinting at a day when we might fold up our large phone or tablet screens as if they were maps.
Scientists 'clone' carbon nanotubes to unlock their potential
(Phys.org)—Using a new method, researchers can now grow carbon nanotube semiconductors of predefined structures, which may pave the way for carbon to be used in future electronics.
Techniques for the manipulation of matter at the nano scale: New insights on 3-D printing
(Phys.org)—Techniques for the manipulation of matter at the nano scale are a step further ahead with the publication of new results from a UTS research group.
PML uses combined optical techniques to provide important answers on graphene structures
That graphene is the hot new material in the world of future electronics manufacturing is well known. With its high carrier mobility and low noise, graphene is seen as a possible candidate to ultimately replace ...
Regulators, ad companies huddle over 'Do Not Track' features
The momentum of a growing multibillion-dollar industry is colliding with online privacy worries this week, as regulators and privacy advocates face off against the Internet advertising industry to hash out how proposed "Do ...