News tagged with probe microscopy

Promising new alloy for resistive switching memory

Memory based on electrically-induced "resistive switching" effects have generated a great deal of interest among engineers searching for faster and smaller devices because resistive switching would allow for a higher memory ...

dateSep 20, 2013 in Nanophysics
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ORNL finding goes beyond surface of oxide films

( —Better batteries, catalysts, electronic information storage and processing devices are among potential benefits of an unexpected discovery made by Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists using samples isolated ...

dateAug 13, 2013 in Nanomaterials
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Seeing in color at the nanoscale

If nanoscience were television, we'd be in the 1950s. Although scientists can make and manipulate nanoscale objects with increasingly awesome control, they are limited to black-and-white imagery for examining those objects. ...

dateDec 06, 2012 in Nanophysics
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Designing materials for the future

As energy demands rise, materials scientists are increasingly interested in developing longer-lasting materials for use in the next generation of advanced nuclear and fusion reactors. However, before researchers can think ...

dateJun 12, 2012 in Condensed Matter
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