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Plasmons triggered in nanotube quantum wells

A novel quantum effect observed in a carbon nanotube film could lead to the development of unique lasers and other optoelectronic devices, according to scientists at Rice University and Tokyo Metropolitan University.

date21 hours ago in Nanomaterials
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Days become slightly longer as land ice melts

Rising sea levels are affected by many factors, most of which researchers can now effectively explain. Delft University of Technology researcher Thomas Frederikse has established that the average rise in sea levels worldwide ...

date22 hours ago in Environment
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Why is it so hot at night in some cities?

During the nighttime, it is hotter in the city than in nearby suburbs or the countryside. But just how much hotter differs between cities. Researchers from the MSE2 (CNRS / MIT) international joint research laboratory and ...

dateMar 12, 2018 in General Physics
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