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Aug. 13, 2015 — An unusual magnetic effect has been discovered in nanolayers of an oxide of lanthanum and manganese (LaMnO3). The research revealed an abrupt magnetic transition brought about by the slightest change ... read more

Aug. 13, 2015 — Scientists reported a tunable band gap in BP, effectively modifying the semiconducting material into a unique state of matter with anisotropic dispersion. This research outcome potentially allows for ... read more

Flexible, Biodegradable Device Can Generate Power from Touch

Aug. 12, 2015 — Long-standing concerns about portable electronics include the devices' short battery life and their contribution to e-waste. One group of scientists is now working on a way to address both of ... read more

Attosecond Electron Catapult

Aug. 12, 2015 — A team of physicists and chemists has studied the interaction of light with tiny glass particles. The relationship between strong laser pulses and glass nanoparticles is a special one -- one that ... read more

Aug. 11, 2015 — Graphene, an atom-thick material with extraordinary properties, is a promising candidate for the next generation of dramatically faster, more energy-efficient electronics. However, scientists have ... read more

Aug. 10, 2015 — Scientists have created a solid-state memory technology that allows for high-density storage with a minimum of ... read more

Aug. 10, 2015 — A methodology for brain penetration using diameter flexible needles has been developed by scientists. This should further reduce invasiveness and provide tissue penetrations hardly broken than ... read more

Aug. 7, 2015 — Molybdenum ditelluride (MoTe2)  is a crystalline compound that if pure enough can be used as a transistor.  Its molecular structure is an atomic sandwich made up of one molybdenum atom for every ... read more

Aug. 6, 2015 — Chemists have discovered an unexpected way to use plasmonic metal, harvesting the high energy electrons excited by light in plasmon and then using this energy to do chemistry. Plasmon is a collective ... read more

Aug. 6, 2015 — Easily manufactured, low cost, lightweight, flexible dielectric polymers that can operate at high temperatures may be the solution to energy storage and power conversion in electric vehicles and ... read more

Aug. 4, 2015 — Researchers are developing a tiny biochemical sensor that can be implanted in cancerous tissue during initial biopsy. The sensor wirelessly sends data about telltale biomarkers to an external ... read more

New Device Converts DC Electric Field to Terahertz Radiation

Aug. 4, 2015 — Researchers have designed a new device that can convert a DC electric field into a tunable source of terahertz ... read more

Aug. 4, 2015 — The usage of pulsed electric field for conditioning substrates can significantly enhance biogas yield in commercial biogas plants, scientists say. Although the primary effect of the electric field is ... read more

Aug. 3, 2015 — Engineers have found a new way to switch the polarization of nanomagnets without the need for an external magnetic field. The advance brings the semiconductor industry a major step closer to moving ... read more

Aug. 3, 2015 — Researchers have combined two unlikely materials to make a digital switch that could improve high speed ... read more

Researchers Clear the Way for Fast Plasmonic Chips

Aug. 3, 2015 — Researches have developed a new method for optical communication on a chip, which will give a possibility to decrease the size of optical and optoelectronic elements and increase the computer ... read more

Nature: Compact Optical Data Transmission

Aug. 3, 2015 — Compact optical transmission possibilities are of great interest in faster and more energy-efficient data exchange between electronic chips. One component serving this application is the Mach-Zehnder ... read more

Electric Fields Signal 'No Flies Zone'

July 30, 2015 — The behavior of fruit flies, which are commonly used in laboratory experiments, is altered by electric fields, new research shows. The research indicates that the wings of the insects are disturbed ... read more

July 29, 2015 — Using a hybrid silica sol-gel material and self-assembled monolayers of a common fatty acid, researchers have developed a new capacitor dielectric material that provides an electrical energy storage ... read more

A Cost-Effective Solution to Tuned Graphene Production

July 29, 2015 — Graphene has been called the miracle material but the single-atomic layer material is still seeking its place in the materials world. Now a method to make 'defective' graphene could provide ... read more

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