Search results for chemical vapor deposition

Nanophysics Aug 22, 2019

Ultrahigh thermal isolation across heterogeneously layered two-dimensional materials

Heterogeneous nanomaterials can now facilitate advanced electronics and photonics applications, but such progress is challenging for thermal applications due to the comparatively shorter wavelengths of heat carriers (known ...

Plasma Physics Aug 23, 2019

Laser-produced uranium plasma evolves into more complex species

When energy is added to uranium under pressure, it creates a shock wave, and even a tiny sample will be vaporized like a small explosion. By using smaller, controlled explosions, physicists can test on a microscale in a safe ...

Analytical Chemistry Aug 08, 2019

Simulated chemical vapor deposition from a tungsten carbonitride precursor

Thin films play a key role in the production of electronics. They can be grown directly on a substrate surface through the chemical vapor deposition (CVD) process, which involves a reaction of vapor phase precursor compounds. ...

Bio & Medicine Aug 05, 2019

Synthesizing single-crystalline hexagonal graphene quantum dots

A KAIST team has designed a novel strategy for synthesizing single-crystalline graphene quantum dots, which emit stable blue light. The research team confirmed that a display made of their synthesized graphene quantum dots ...

Nanophysics Aug 12, 2019

New atom-flat compounds show promise for optoelectronics, advanced computing

A Rice University lab wants its products to look sharp, even at the nanoscale. Its latest creation is right on target.

Nanomaterials Jul 29, 2019

New theory shows peculiar 'Janus' interface a common mechanism in carbon nanotube growth

When is a circle less stable than a jagged loop? Apparently when you're talking about carbon nanotubes.

Nanophysics Aug 06, 2019

A modified device fabrication process achieves enhanced spin transport in graphene

Researchers from the ICN2 Physics and Engineering of Nanodevices Group have proposed a modified graphene-based nanodevice fabrication technique that increases up to three times the spin lifetime and relaxation length compared ...

Materials Science Jul 30, 2019

Ultra-thin layers of rust generate electricity from flowing water

There are many ways to generate electricity—batteries, solar panels, wind turbines, and hydroelectric dams, to name a few examples… and now, there's rust.

Materials Science Jul 31, 2019

Researchers develop a unique method of fabricating 3-D porous structures

Materials with controlled porosity have found diverse applications in separation, catalysis, energy storage, sensors and actuators, tissue engineering and drug delivery. Multiple methods have been developed to fabricate well-defined ...

Nanophysics Jun 19, 2019

Graphene-based ink may lead to printable energy storage devices

Researchers have created an ink made of graphene nanosheets, and demonstrated that the ink can be used to print 3-D structures. As the graphene-based ink can be mass-produced in an inexpensive and environmentally friendly ...

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