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Sandia’s Robotic Work Cell Conducts High-Throughput Testing ‘in an Instant’

Today with 3D printing you can make almost anything in a matter of hours. However, making sure that part works reliably takes weeks or...
superinsulating windowsvideo

‘Super Window’ Could Save $10 Billion Annually in Energy Costs

About $20 billion worth of energy leaks out of windows in the United States each winter – and that’s with double-paned insulating windows installed...
Superconductor

Chinese Researchers Discover New Superconductor by Pressurization

Chinese scientists have discovered a new material that can conduct electricity with zero resistance, or superconduct upon heavy compression. In the research, scientists took a...
insulator

Novel Insulators with Conducting Edges

Physicists at UZH are researching a new class of materials: Higher-order topological insulators. The edges of these crystalline solids conduct electric current without dissipation,...
nanowires

Atomically Thin Nanowires Convert Heat to Electricity More Efficiently

Heat can be converted to electricity more efficiently using nanowires as thin as atoms, according to new University of Warwick research Atomically thin...
magnetic element

Scientists Discover New Magnetic Element

A new experimental discovery, led by researchers at the University of Minnesota, demonstrates that the chemical element ruthenium (Ru) is the fourth single element...
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Antiferromagnetic Materials Allow for Processing at Terahertz Speeds

Data hurtle down fiber-optic cables at frequencies of several terahertz. As soon as the data arrive on a PC or television, this speed must...
battery

Scientists Discover How a Pinch of Salt Can Improve Battery Performance

They found that adding salt to the inside of a supermolecular sponge and then baking it at a high temperature transformed the sponge into...
software defined materials

Queen Mary Awarded £3m to Develop Software Defined Materials

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has granted £1.6m to the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science with 50 per cent...
biocompatible devices

Implementation of New Class of Smart Actuating Materials in Biocompatible Devices

Miniature devices are revolutionizing the health sector and are constantly getting closer and closer to the human body. Many exciting and novel applications of miniature devices...
tiny structures

Tiny Structures – Huge Impact

The surface of materials can have an enormous influence on their function. If the external properties are changed, this also expands the range of...
smart printing

Smart Printing: Power Generating Films and Luminescent Glass

New inks for inkjet printers make it possible to print organic displays or solar cells on film and glass for the use in architecture,...
nanoparticles collide

Crash! Scientists Explain What Happens When Nanoparticles Collide

Helmets that do a better job of preventing concussions and other brain injuries. Earphones that protect people from damaging noises. Devices that convert “junk”...
Topological Defect Detection Method

ITMO Scientists Develop Topological Defect Detection Method

An international scientific team has developed a new method of probing topological structures and their topological phase transitions. The method is based on examining...
tantalum disulfide

Similar Charges are Attracted to Each Other

Professor Petr Karpov and Serguei Brazovskii, both researchers at NUST MISIS, have managed to develop a theory which explains the mechanism of the latent state formation in layered tantalum...
electronic properties

What a Mesh

A team of scientists from across the U.S. has found a new way to create molecular interconnections that can give a certain class of...
quantum spin liquid

New Quantum Spin Liquid Predicted by Nobel Laureate Prepared for the...

In 1987 Paul W. Anderson, a Nobel Prize winner in Physics, proposed that high-temperature superconductivity, or loss of electrical resistance, is related to an exotic...
quantum bits

A New Kind of Quantum Bits in Two Dimensions

Two novel materials, each composed of a single atomic layer and the tip of a scanning tunneling microscope – these are the ingredients to...
nanowires

Scientists Have a New Way to Gauge the Growth of Nanowires

In a new study, researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne and Brookhaven National Laboratories observed the formation of two kinds of...
2D materials

A Treasure Trove for Nanotechnology Experts

2D materials, which consist of a few layers of atoms, may well be the future of nanotechnology. They offer potential new applications and could...