News tagged with energy gap

How small can superconductors be?

For the first time, physicists have experimentally validated a 1959 conjecture that places limits on how small superconductors can be. Understanding superconductivity (or the lack thereof) on the nanoscale is expected to ...

dateMar 20, 2017 in Superconductivity feature
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Nano-scale electronics score laboratory victory

Researchers at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering have pioneered a method for growing an atomic scale electronic material at the highest quality ever reported. In a paper published in Applied Physics Letters, Assistant ...

dateNov 09, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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Change how we define success in development

Concerns about environmental sustainability and fossil fuel insecurity have convinced many countries to transition to solar, hydro, bioenergy, wind and other renewables. Since producing and distributing renewables is more ...

dateMar 18, 2016 in Social Sciences
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