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Molecular Lego for nanoelectronics

The ability to assemble electronic building blocks consisting of individual molecules is an important objective in nanotechnology. An interdisciplinary research group at Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg ...

dateMay 18, 2017 in Nanomaterials
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How scientists turned a flag into a loudspeaker

A paper-thin, flexible device created at Michigan State University not only can generate energy from human motion, it can act as a loudspeaker and microphone as well, nanotechnology researchers report in the May 16 edition ...

dateMay 16, 2017 in Nanophysics
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Managing stress helps transistor performance

Tensile mechanical stress can have a useful effect for some transistors, where the resulting atomic strain allows its current-carrying electron-hole pairs better mobility. However, when that stress is applied to the whole ...

dateMay 16, 2017 in Nanophysics
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The brighter side of twisted polymers

A strategy to produce highly fluorescent nanoparticles through careful molecular design of conjugated polymers has been developed by KAUST researchers. Such tiny polymer-based particles could offer alternatives to conventional ...

dateMay 16, 2017 in Bio & Medicine
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