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Aug. 21, 2015 — With a new design that sandwiches a polar metallic oxide between insulating materials at the nanoscale, the resulting multiferroic superlattice could open the door for improved ... read more

Graphene Oxide's Secret Properties Revealed at Atomic Level

Aug. 21, 2015 — Scientists have found that graphene oxide's inherent defects give rise to a surprising mechanical property caused by an unusual mechanochemical ... read more

Aug. 21, 2015 — A professor has made the 'magic' sphere for information transfer. In several years our computers, nanoantennas and other kinds of equipment will operate on the base of photons, rather than ... read more

Next Generation of High Power Lasers Developed

Aug. 21, 2015 — Researchers are developing groundbreaking plasma based light amplifiers that could replace traditional high power laser ... read more

Aug. 20, 2015 — Results of the XENON100 experiment are a bright spot in the search for dark matter. The team of international scientists involved in the project demonstrated the sensitivity of their detector and ... read more

Aug. 20, 2015 — Is dark energy hard to detect because it's hiding from us? According to a recent theory, hypothetical particles called chameleons vary in mass depending on nearby matter: in the vacuum of space, ... read more

Aug. 20, 2015 — Researchers using the IceCube Neutrino Observatory have sorted through the billions of subatomic particles that zip through its frozen cubic-kilometer-sized detector each year to gather powerful new ... read more

Aug. 20, 2015 — Scientists have created a laser capable of generating ultrashort pulses of light even under extremely difficult external conditions. This unique combination of precision and resilience is due to the ... read more

Aug. 19, 2015 — Advances in manufacturing technology for 'quantum dots' may soon lead to a new generation of LED lighting that produces a more user-friendly white light, while using less toxic materials ... read more

Aug. 18, 2015 — Scientists have simulated clusters of neutrons called "neutron drops" to understand their properties better. The ab initio calculations, or calculations based on fundamental forces and ... read more

Aug. 18, 2015 — Researchers have demonstrated for the first time a new laser cooling method, based upon the interference of matter waves, that could be used to cool ... read more

Aug. 18, 2015 — For the first time ever, researchers have succeeded in creating arrangements of colloids – tiny particles suspended in a solution – and, importantly, they have managed to control their motion ... read more

Aug. 18, 2015 — New research findings contradict a fundamental assumption about the functioning of 'organic' solar cells made of low-cost plastics, suggesting a new strategy for creating inexpensive solar ... read more

Aug. 17, 2015 — The ALICE experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN has made a precise measurement of the difference between ratios of the mass and electric charge of light nuclei and antinuclei. The ... read more

Aug. 17, 2015 — A surprising discovery has been made about hybrid organic/inorganic solar cells. Contrary to expectations, a diode composed of the conductive organic PEDOT:PSS and an n-type silicon absorber material ... read more

Aug. 14, 2015 — Researchers used their “Campanile” nano-optical probe to make some surprising discoveries about molybdenum disulfide, a member of the “transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDCs) semiconductor ... read more

Aug. 14, 2015 — Using a method they invented for joining disparate elemental layers into a stable material with uniform, predictable properties, researchers are testing an array of new combinations that may vastly ... read more

Aug. 14, 2015 — Physicists have developed a method using laser-generated X-rays and phase-contrast X-ray tomography to produce three-dimensional images of soft tissue structures in ... read more

Aug. 13, 2015 — The microprocessor inside a computer is a single multipurpose chip that has revolutionized people's life, allowing them to use one machine to surf the web, check emails and keep track of ... read more

Aug. 12, 2015 — A school bus-sized detector packed with 170 tons of liquid argon has seen its first particle footprints. On Aug. 6, MicroBooNE, a liquid-argon time projection chamber recorded images of the tracks of ... read more

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