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February 25, 2017

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February 25, 2017

New Laser Spectroscopy Technique to Understand Atomic and Nuclear Structure of Radioactive Atoms

Feb. 23, 2017 — An international collaboration with research groups from five countries – Belgium, Finland, France, Germany and Russia – have applyied high-resolution laser ionization of radioactive atoms in a ... read more

Feb. 17, 2017 — An international team of scientists used an X-ray laser to determine the structure of an insect virus’s crystalline protein ... read more

Jan. 31, 2017 — Researcher have developed a novel graphene-based infrared (IR) detector demonstrating record high sensitivity for thermal detection. Graphene's unique attributes pave the way for ... read more

Jan. 27, 2017 — A new beam pattern could bring unprecedented sharpness to ultrasound and radar images, burn precise holes in manufactured materials at a nano scale -- even etch new properties onto their ... read more

Jan. 24, 2017 — For the first time, engineers have designed sensors that can detect single protein molecules as they are secreted by cells. These sensors, which consist of modified carbon nanotubes, could help ... read more

Jan. 18, 2017 — A physicist is at the forefront of the search to confirm the existence of a particle believed to give mass to all matter. Her group helped build and operates a sub-detector to search for bottom ... read more

Ultra-Precise Chip-Scale Sensor Detects Unprecedentedly Small Changes at the Nanoscale

Jan. 18, 2017 — A team has demonstrated an on-chip sensor capable of detecting unprecedentedly small frequency changes, demonstrating a record-high sensing precision on a device with a small footprint that can be ... read more

Jan. 12, 2017 — PtSe2, a little-studied transition metal dichalcogenide has potential for a variety of uses, scientists have found. In particular, PtSe2 is an excellent high performance gas sensor, and fabrication ... read more

Jan. 11, 2017 — In the future, it will be possible to carry out tests of new drugs on bacteria much more efficiently using microfluidic devices, since each of the hundreds and thousands of droplets moving through ... read more

Wearable Sensor Device Helps Visually Impaired to Sense Their Environment

Jan. 10, 2017 — A wearable assistive device has been developed for the visually impaired, which enables them to sense their environment and move around more safely. The device, which is worn like a heart rate ... read more

Sensor Sensation: Novel Sensor Capable of Measuring Both Charge, Mass of Biomolecules

Dec. 22, 2016 — A novel sensor capable of measuring both charge and mass of biomolecules with potential applications in healthcare diagnostics has been created by ... read more

Dec. 17, 2016 — Muons, once used to explore the inside of pyramids and volcanoes alike, are enabling researchers to see deep underground with a technological ... read more

Dec. 15, 2016 — Engineers reveal a manufacturing technique that promises to bring a simplified form of printing and imaging in color and infrared into daily use. Because the process uses existing materials and ... read more

Dec. 8, 2016 — Graphene is an ideal material for optical communications systems. A new, waveguide-integrated photodetector now sets a record high bandwidth for ultrafast, high data rate graphene ... read more

Dec. 1, 2016 — Scientists have developed an artificial dog nose that mimics the 'active sniffing' of dogs and can increase vapor detection up to ... read more

Nov. 30, 2016 — A new radar sensor grants insights into the processes inside snow avalanches. The measuring system has been installed at a test slope in the Swiss canton Valais, where the Swiss Institute for Snow ... read more

Nov. 29, 2016 — The Fast Neutron Spectrometer (FNS) is now aboard the International Space Station. Neutrons contribute to crew radiation exposure and must be measured to assess exposure levels. The FNS uses a new ... read more

Squeezing Light Into New Miniature Devices

Nov. 28, 2016 — Do you think your computer is fast enough? Think again. The computers of the future could work almost at the speed of light! Nanophotonics, the study of light at the nanometer scale, could indeed ... read more

Nov. 16, 2016 — A group of researchers has succeeded in producing nanostructured gas sensor devices for detecting volatile organic compounds (VOC) in breath for the purpose of healthcare in time equivalent to or ... read more

Nov. 14, 2016 — Researchers have reached near-unity response ranging from ultraviolet to infrared, outlines a new ... read more

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