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Extremely bright and fast light emission

An international team of researchers from ETH Zurich, IBM Research Zurich, Empa and four American research institutions have found the explanation for why a class of nanocrystals that has been intensively studied in recent ...

dateJan 10, 2018 in Nanophysics
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Ultra-thin light emitting diodes

National University of Singapore scientists have developed energy efficient ultra-thin light-emitting diodes (LEDs) for next generation communication technologies.

dateJan 08, 2018 in Nanophysics
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Hard-to-stretch silicon becomes superelastic

As a hard and brittle material, silicon has practically no natural elasticity. But in a new study, researchers have demonstrated that amorphous silicon can be grown into superelastic horseshoe-shaped nanowires that can undergo ...

dateJan 05, 2018 in Nanophysics feature
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Lab unlocks secrets of nanoscale 3-D printing

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers have discovered novel ways to extend the capabilities of two-photon lithography (TPL), a high-resolution 3-D printing technique capable of producing nanoscale features ...

dateJan 04, 2018 in Nanophysics
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