News tagged with natural materials

Insight into inner magnetic layers

Research teams from Paris, Madrid and Berlin have observed for the first time how magnetic domains mutually influence one another at interfaces of spintronic components. Using measurements taken at BESSY II, they could demonstrate ...

dateFeb 17, 2015 in General Physics
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Negative capacitance detected

Prof. Gustau Catalan has published in Nature Materials a commentary on the measurement of negative capacitance presented by the teams led by Prof Sayeef Salahuddin and Prof. Ramesh in the same magazine. The study detects ...

dateFeb 04, 2015 in Condensed Matter
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Methane storage targets are too high

Using natural gas for car fuel is a challenge, requiring massive research efforts to find materials that can efficiently store it. However, a Swiss-US study concludes that the best materials have not only been already discovered, ...

dateFeb 02, 2015 in Environment
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New analysis explains collagen's force

Research combining experimental work and detailed molecular simulations has revealed, for the first time, the complex role that water plays in collagen—a protein that is a component of tendons, bone, skin and other structural ...

dateJan 22, 2015 in Materials Science
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