News tagged with intrinsic property

Generation of tailored magnetic materials

New technologies require growing precision in the intrinsic properties of the materials used. To meet increasingly specific requirements, physicists are interested in a generation of artificial materials, the properties of ...

dateApr 15, 2016 in Condensed Matter
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Distance measurement of a microlensing event

The distance to celestial objects is key to calculating their intrinsic properties like mass and luminosity. Distance, unfortunately, is also one of the most difficult parameters to measure. The most direct method is called ...

dateApr 06, 2015 in Astronomy
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Aligned carbon nanotube / graphene sandwiches

By in situ nitrogen doping and structural hybridization of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and graphene via a two-step chemical vapor deposition (CVD), scientists have fabricated nitrogen-doped aligned carbon nanotube/graphene (N-ACNT/G) ...

dateSep 12, 2014 in Nanomaterials
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Graphene growth on silver

Users from Northwestern University, working with the Center for Nanoscale Materials EMMD Group at Argonne, have demonstrated the first growth of graphene on a silver substrate.

dateJan 14, 2014 in Nanomaterials
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Magnetic switching simplified

An international team of researchers has described a new physical effect that could be used to develop more efficient magnetic chips for information processing. The quantum mechanical effect makes it easier to produce spin-polarized ...

dateAug 07, 2013 in Nanophysics
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