Nanophysics News

Mass Spectrometry Gets a New Power Source and a New Life

Replacing high-voltage power source with nanogenerators increase sensititivy to new records

2 hours ago from IEEE Spectrum

Other sources: IEEE Spectrum, show all (3)

You'll Never See 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' the Same Way After This Video

Robert Zemeckis has been hit or miss for almost two decades. But in the eighties, he was on fire. Along with Back to the Future, Who Framed Roger Rabbit is just one of those movies that remains ...

Sat 25 Feb 17 from Gizmodo

Other sources: Gizmodo show all (2)

Tiny bubbles could lead to big advances in holography

If there's one thing that sci-fi movies and TV shows love, it's the idea of holographic displays that people can walk around and view from different angles, without any special headgear. ...

Fri 24 Feb 17 from Gizmag

Other sources: Gizmag,, Daily Mail, Gizmodo, Techradar show all (6)

Improved polymer and new assembly method for ultra-conformable 'electronic tattoo' devices

A group of researchers at Waseda University has developed processes and materials for ultrathin stick-on electronic devices using elastomeric "nanosheet" film, achieving ease of production while ...

Wed 22 Feb 17 from

Other sources:, Techradar show all (3)

Researchers examine the deliberate switching of individual photochromic molecules

Scientists in Bayreuth examine the deliberate switching of individual photochromic molecules. Their findings are opening up new research possibilities for visualizing the structures of complex ...

Fri 24 Feb 17 from

Other sources: show all (2)

Three layers of graphene reveals a new kind of magnet

Metals have a large density of electrons and to be able to see the wave nature of electrons one has to make metallic wires that are only a few atoms wide. However, in graphene - one atom thick ...

Thu 23 Feb 17 from

Other sources:, Science Blog show all (3)

Computing with biochemical circuits made easy

Electronic circuits are found in almost everything from smartphones to spacecraft and are useful in a variety of computational problems from simple addition to determining the trajectories of ...

Thu 23 Feb 17 from

Other sources: show all (2)

Researchers pave the way for ionotronic nanodevices

Ionotronic devices rely on charge effects based on ions instead of or in addition to electrons. These devices open new opportunities for creating electrically switchable memories. However, there ...

Thu 23 Feb 17 from

Other sources: show all (2)

This Microscope Reveals Human Biochemistry at Previously Unimaginable Scales

A sensor made from diamond can see details as small as 300 nanometers.

Thu 23 Feb 17 from MIT Technology Review

Other sources: show all (1)