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Astronomy 12 hours ago

Unequal neutron-star mergers create unique 'bang' in simulations

When two neutron stars slam together, the result is sometimes a black hole that swallows all but the gravitational evidence of the collision. However, in a series of simulations, an international team of researchers including ...

Materials Science Jul 31, 2020

Researchers find crystals of indium selenide have exceptional flexibility

A team of researchers affiliated with multiple institutions in China and one in the U.S. has found that semiconducting crystals of indium selenide (InSe) have exceptional flexibility. In their paper published in the journal ...

Optics & Photonics Jul 31, 2020

Physicists find misaligned carbon sheets yield unparalleled properties

A material composed of two one-atom-thick layers of carbon has grabbed the attention of physicists worldwide for its intriguing—and potentially exploitable—conductive properties.

Nanomaterials Jul 30, 2020

Researchers synthesize nanoparticles tailored for special applications

Whether in innovative high-tech materials, more powerful computer chips, pharmaceuticals or in the field of renewable energies, nanoparticles form the basis for a whole range of new technological developments. Due to the ...

Nanophysics Jul 27, 2020

Trapping tiny particles: A versatile tool for nanomanipulation

At just 1/1000th of a millimeter, nanoparticles are impossible to see with the naked eye. But, despite being small, they're extremely important in many ways. If scientists want to take a close look at DNA, proteins, or viruses, ...

Materials Science Jul 27, 2020

Scientists develop novel transparent broadband electromagnetic interference shielding materials

The Flexible Optoelectronic Material Group led by Prof. Song Weijie at the Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering (NIMTE) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has proposed and successfully fabricated ...

Materials Science Jul 23, 2020

A new MXene material shows extraordinary electromagnetic interference shielding ability

As we welcome wireless technology into more areas of life, the additional electronic bustle is making for an electromagnetically noisy neighborhood. In hopes of limiting the extra traffic, researchers at Drexel University ...

General Physics Jul 22, 2020

New 'super light source' should allow fascinating insights into atoms

The 'Gamma Factory initiative'—an international team of scientists—is currently exploring a novel research tool: They propose to develop a source of high-intensity gamma rays using the existing accelerator facilities ...

Energy & Green Tech Jul 22, 2020

Next generation of wearable devices will stay charged longer and track movements better

What if your belt did more than hold up your pants? What if it also listened to your FitBit, smart glasses, and smart jewelry to better recognize what activities you were engaged in  while using far less power than anything ...

Optics & Photonics Jul 21, 2020

New detection method turns silicon cameras into mid-infrared detectors

The MIR range of the electromagnetic spectrum, which roughly covers light in the wavelength regime between 3 to 10 micrometers, coincides with the energies of fundamental molecular vibrations. Utilizing this light for the ...

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