News tagged with voltage

Physicists stretch diamond using an electric field

A research team from the Faculty of Physics of Lomonosov Moscow State University stretched acicular diamond crystallites using an electric field. Deformation occurring during the stretching causes changes in the luminescence ...

dateDec 07, 2017 in Nanophysics
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Humidity switches molecular diode off and on

An international group of scientists from Leiden, Delft, Bern and Chuo has developed the first switchable molecular diode, which can be turned on and off through humidity. It also functions as a humidity sensor at the nanoscale. ...

dateDec 04, 2017 in Nanophysics
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Voltage-driven liquid metal fractals

Researchers from North Carolina State University have found that gallium indium (EGaIn), a liquid metal with one of the highest surface tensions, can be induced to spread and form patterns called fractals with the application ...

dateOct 30, 2017 in Condensed Matter
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Ultra-high-contrast digital sensing

Virtually any modern information-capture device—such as a camera, audio recorder, or telephone—has an analog-to-digital converter in it, a circuit that converts the fluctuating voltages of analog signals into strings ...

dateJul 17, 2017 in Engineering
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