Building shape inspires new material discovery
Physicists inspired by the radical shape of a Canberra building have created a new type of material which enables scientists to put a perfect bend in light.
Team develops ultrathin polymer insulators key to low-power soft electronics
A group of researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) developed a high-performance ultrathin polymeric insulator for field-effect transistors (FETs). The researchers used ...
New materials for opto-electronic and spintronic devices from understanding spin relaxation in topological insulators
Scientists have gained insights that will aid development of new materials for opto-electronic and spintronic devices by understanding spin relaxation in topological insulators.
Important step towards quantum computing: Metals at atomic scale
German scientists from RWTH Aachen, Research Center Jülich, TU Dresden and of the Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden report that the current flow on the surface of a topological ...