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Watching magnetic nano 'tornadoes' in 3-D

Scientists have developed a three-dimensional imaging technique to observe complex behaviours in magnets, including fast-moving waves and 'tornadoes' thousands of times thinner than a human hair.

Large-area electronic-grade graphene grows on the cheap

The electronics industry might look very different today were it not for the dramatic drop in cost of high-quality single-crystalline silicon wafers over the past five decades. So what would happen if the cost of single-crystalline ...

DNA nanostructures suit up for future missions

Beating cancer and a plethora of other diseases does not only depend on getting hold of the right drugs—it's also about getting them to the right places in the body, while keeping damage to healthy tissues at a minimum. ...

Time-resolved measurement in a memory device

zAt the Department for Materials of the ETH in Zurich, Pietro Gambardella and his collaborators investigate prospective memory devices. They should be fast, retain data reliably for a long time and also be cheap. So-called ...

The green chemistry of fullerene

Scientists from the Skoltech Center for Energy Science and Technology (CEST) and the Institute for Problems of Chemical Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences have developed a novel approach for preparing thin semiconductor ...

Creating custom light using 2-D materials

Finding new semiconductor materials that emit light is essential for developing a wide range of electronic devices. But making artificial structures that emit light tailored to our specific needs is an even more attractive ...

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