News tagged with quartz

Laser pulse turns glass into a metal

For tiny fractions of a second, quartz glass can take on metallic properties, when it is illuminated be a laser pulse. This has been shown by calculations at the Vienna University of Technology. The effect could be used to ...

dateAug 26, 2014 in Optics & Photonics
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New graphene-type material created

(Phys.org) —Scientists at the University of Liverpool have created a new material, related to graphene, which has the potential to improve transistors used in electronic devices.

dateMay 22, 2014 in Nanomaterials
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