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Theory Establishes a Path to High-Performance 2-D Semiconductor Devices

Apr. 26, 2016 — Researchers have uncovered a way to overcome a principal obstacle in using two-dimensional (2-D) semiconductors in electronic and optoelectronic ... read more

Apr. 22, 2016 — A team reports achieving real-time single molecule electronic DNA sequencing at single-base resolution using a protein nanopore array. The work sets the stage for revolutionary, cost-effective ... read more

Apr. 20, 2016 — Creating the batteries or electronics of the future requires understanding materials that are just a few atoms thick and that change their fundamental physical properties in fractions of a second. ... read more

Apr. 20, 2016 — A team of scientists has created prototypes of 'electronic synapses' based on ultra-thin films of hafnium oxide. These prototypes could potentially be used in fundamentally new computing ... read more

Apr. 20, 2016 — Particle atomic layer deposition (p-ALD) is highlighted as a technology that can create new and exciting designer core/shell particles to be used as building blocks for the next generation of complex ... read more

Researchers Develop New Semiconducting Polymer for Forthcoming Flexible Electronics

Apr. 20, 2016 — A new n-type semiconducting polymer with superior electron mobility and oxidative stability has been developed by researchers. The team modified an n-type conjugated polymer with semi-fluoroalkyl ... read more

Apr. 19, 2016 — Engineers have discovered how coal can be used for electronics, by noting chemical, electrical, and optical properties of thin films of different coal ... read more

Research Improves Conductive Plastic for Health, Energy, Other Technologies

Apr. 19, 2016 — An international team of scientists has developed methods to improve the performance of a conductive plastic that can be used in devices that interface with the human ... read more

Apr. 19, 2016 — Worldwide growing data volumes make conventional electronic processing reach its limits. Future information technology is therefore expected to use light as a medium for quick data transmission also ... read more

Exfoliating Thinner Flakes of Phosphorene at Higher Yield

Apr. 18, 2016 — By deoxygenating water, researchers discovered a new way to exfoliate phosphorene into atomically thin flakes. In order for phosphorene to reach its full potential, it needs to be incredibly thin -- ... read more

What Screens Are Made Of: New Twists (and Bends) in LCD Research

Apr. 18, 2016 — A research team has directly measured a spiral molecular arrangement formed by liquid crystals that could help unravel its mysteries and possibly improve the performance of electronic ... read more

Apr. 18, 2016 — Researchers have devised a new approach for controlling light in a silicon chip by bringing the concept of spatial light modulation to integrated optics. Silicon photonics are forming the backbone of ... read more

Apr. 16, 2016 — Researchers have developed an ultrathin, ultraflexible, protective layer and demonstrated its use by creating an air-stable, organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display. This technology will enable ... read more

Apr. 15, 2016 — In the area of nano photonics, scientists for the first time succeeded in integrating a laser with an organic gain medium on a silicon photonic chip. This approach is of enormous potential for ... read more

Apr. 15, 2016 — Research scientists have succeeded in manufacturing circuit paths on thin, elastic foil made of silicone. Since these are relatively insensitive to compression and elongation strain, the electrical ... read more

Apr. 15, 2016 — An engineer has integrated a non-reciprocal circulator and a full-duplex radio on a nanoscale silicon chip for the first time. This breakthrough technology needs only one antenna, thus enabling an ... read more

Apr. 14, 2016 — Scientists have succeeded in growing ultra-thin (2.5-nanometre) ferroelectric films based on hafnium oxide that could potentially be used to develop non-volatile memory elements called ferroelectric ... read more

Apr. 13, 2016 — Researchers who are working to develop wearable electronics have reached a milestone: They are able to embroider circuits into fabric with 0.1 mm precision -- the perfect size to integrate electronic ... read more

Recyclable, Sugar-Derived Foam: A Renewable Alternative to Traditional Polyurethanes?

Apr. 13, 2016 — Polyurethanes in products from cushy sofas to stretchy spandex have made sitting, sleeping and walking more comfortable. But once they have served their purpose, most of the non-degradable materials ... read more

Ultra-Long, One-Dimensional Carbon Chains Are Synthesized for the First Time

Apr. 13, 2016 — Researchers have stabilized chains of more than 6,400 carbon atoms using double-walled ... read more

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