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metalloproteins

Big Results from Small Solutions: New Method for Analyzing Metalloproteins

A new method only needs a tiny liquid sample to analyze metalloproteins. This breakthrough was achieved by a research team led by Associate Professor...
halide double perovskites

New Material for Splitting Water

Solar energy is clean and abundant. But when the sun isn't shining, you must store the energy in batteries or through a process called...
Photonic Biosensors

Breakthrough in Photonic Biosensors Could Lead to Fast, Super-Accurate Diagnostics and...

University Professor of Applied Physics Stephen Arnold and his team at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering have made a discovery that could lead...
dark matter

Beyond the WIMP: Unique Crystals Could Expand the Search for Dark...

A new particle detector design proposed at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) could greatly broaden the search for...
Lead magnesium niobate

Atomic Structure of Ultrasound Material Not What Anyone Expected

Lead magnesium niobate (PMN) is a prototypical “relaxor” material, used in a wide variety of applications, from ultrasound to sonar. Researchers have now used...
carbon nanotube

Getting to the Heart of Carbon Nanotube Clusters

Integrating nanoscale fibers such as carbon nanotubes (CNTs) into commercial applications, from coatings for aircraft wings to heat sinks for mobile computing, requires them...
Spintronics

New UC Riverside Research Advances Spintronics Technology

Engineers at the University of California, Riverside, have reported advances in so-called “spintronic” devices that will help lead to a new technology for computing...
transistors

IISc Scientists Create Single Device Capable of Dual Transistor Operation

Transistors, the building blocks of modern devices, act like electronic switches controlling the flow of current across circuits. In the last few decades, they...
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Acoustic Device Makes Piezoelectrics Sing to a Different Tune

In today’s “internet of things,” devices connect primarily over short ranges at high speeds, an environment in which surface acoustic wave (SAW) devices have...
optoelectronics

Scientists Sug­gested Using Ti­ta­ni­um Nit­ri­de In­ste­ad of Gold in Op­to­e­lec­tro­nics

An international team of scientists from Russia, Sweden and the USA suggested replacing gold and silver, which are used in optoelectronic devices, with an...
quantum sensor

Enhancing the Quantum Sensing Capabilities of Diamond

Researchers have discovered that dense ensembles of quantum spins can be created in diamond with high resolution using an electron microscopes, paving the way...
silicon

Deep-Depletion: A New Concept for MOSFETs

Silicon has provided enormous benefits to the power electronics industry. But performance of silicon-based power electronics is nearing maximum capacity.Enter wide bandgap (WBG) semiconductors....
Piezoelectric materials

Piezoelectrics Stretch Their Potential with a Method for Flexible Sticking

Piezoelectric materials are used for applications ranging from the spark igniter in barbeque grills to the transducers needed by medical ultrasound imaging. Thin-film piezoelectrics,...
terahertz frequencies

Bridging the Terahertz Gap

Optical frequency combs are widely-used, high-precision tools for measuring and detecting different frequencies — a.k.a. colors — of light. Unlike conventional lasers, which emit...
quantum

Quantum Communications Bend to Our Needs

The potential for photon entanglement in quantum computing and communications has been known for decades. One of the issues impeding its immediate application is...
carbon nanotube

Creative Use of Noise Brings Bio-Inspired Electronic Improvement

In conventional electronics, a great deal of effort is devoted to eliminating stochastic resonance (SR) -- the annoying hiss that generally hinders the detection...
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Optical and Electrical Bistability Study Sheds Light on Next-Gen High Speed...

Today, electrical bistable devices are the foundation of digital electronics, serving as building blocks of switches, logic gates and memories in computer systems. However,...
quantum data

Quantum Data Takes a Ride on Sound Waves

Yale scientists have created a simple-to-produce device that uses sound waves to store quantum information and convert it from one form to another, all...
Magnetic RAM

Researchers Create Magnetic RAM

MIPT researchers teamed up with their colleagues from the Kotelnikov Institute of Radio Engineering and Electronics (IRE) of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) and the...
green solar panels

Nanotechnology Gives Green Energy a Green Color

Solar panels have tremendous potential to provide affordable renewable energy, but many people see traditional black and blue panels as an eyesore. Architects, homeowners...