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Circuit Integration

Research Teams Selected to Uncover Novel Materials and Approaches to Circuit...

The use of intellectual-property (IP) blocks–discrete, modular, reusable blocks that deliver frequently used circuit functions—has significantly streamlined the design and creation of microchips. Just...
polymers

Light-Controlled Polymers Can Switch Between Sturdy and Soft

MIT researchers have designed a polymer material that can change its structure in response to light, converting from a rigid substance to a softer...
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A Step Closer to Quantum Computers

Scientists at NUS have discovered a new way to closely look at the electronic quantum behaviour of materials, giving a deeper understanding of how...
local-conductivity atomic force microscopy

Conductive or Not – Nano-Switches for Computers of the Future Are...

A team of German and Polish scientists has for the first time mapped the conductivity of metal oxide surfaces at atomic resolution at Forschungszentrum...
Robotic Work Cellvideo

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...