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Nanomaterials Apr 20, 2020

New 'brick' for nanotechnology: Graphene nanomesh

Researchers at Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST) have successfully fabricated suspended graphene nanomesh in a large area by helium ion beam microscopy. Six nm diameter nanopores were uniformly patterned ...

Condensed Matter Apr 17, 2020

New discovery settles long-standing debate about photovoltaic materials

Scientists have theorized that organometallic halide perovskites— a class of light harvesting "wonder" materials for applications in solar cells and quantum electronics— are so promising due to an unseen yet highly controversial ...

Superconductivity Apr 16, 2020

Scientists find a rule to predict new superconducting metal hydrides

The search for coveted high-temperature superconductors is going to get easier with a new 'law within a law' discovered by Skoltech and MIPT researchers and their colleagues, who figured out a link between an element's position ...

Quantum Physics Apr 14, 2020

New electronic cooling technology to enable miniaturization of quantum computers

VTT researchers have successfully demonstrated a new electronic refrigeration technology that could enable major leaps in the development of quantum computers. Present quantum computers require extremely complicated and large ...

General Physics Apr 14, 2020

Seeking 'soundwaves' in the superfluid order parameter

A Swinburne University of Technology study published this week examines the propagation of energy as sound waves in a quantum gas, revealing for the first time strong variations in the nature of the sound wave as a function ...

General Physics Apr 13, 2020

New handle for controlling electromagnetic properties could enable spintronic computing

Materials scientists at Duke University have shown the first clear example that a material's transition into a magnet can control instabilities in its crystalline structure that cause it to change from a conductor to an insulator.

Quantum Physics Apr 09, 2020

New theory could change the design of future spintronic circuits

The flow of electric charge lies at the heart of electronic circuits. However, electrons also have spin, and flows of electron spin play a vital role in spintronic circuits. These could be essential for our future computing ...

Optics & Photonics Mar 27, 2020

Scientists grow novel Er3+ doped LuSGG mid-infrared laser crystal

A study team has grown an Er3+-doped lutetium scandium gallium garnet crystal with high doping concentration. And this was the first time to grow that kind of crystal by Czochralski method. The team also announced they have ...

Optics & Photonics Mar 26, 2020

Researchers develop acoustic cylindrical shell to measure liquid properties

Researchers from the Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology (SIAT) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences developed a compact liquid sensor based on a liquid-filled glass cylindrical shell. Intrinsic circumferential modes ...

Materials Science Mar 23, 2020

Scientists develop ice-templated filler skeleton with enhanced thermal conductivity

A research team led by Dr. Sun Rong and Dr. Zeng Xiaoliang from the Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology (SIAT) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, in collaboration with Prof. Xu Jianbin from the Chinese University ...

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