Nanophysics News

New computational technique advances color 3-D printing process

Working with researchers at Zhejiang University in China, Changxi Zheng, assistant professor of computer science at Columbia Engineering, has developed a technique that enables hydrographic ...

Fri 22 May 15 from

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This Slinky lookalike 'hyperlens' helps us see tiny objects

It looks like a Slinky suspended in motion.

Fri 22 May 15 from

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Scientists create world's first fully-artificial molecular pump

All living organisms human, animal, or otherwise continuously move molecules around their cells. It's a crucial mechanism of life, vital for feeding cells the proteins they need ...

8 hours ago from Gizmag

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Things heat up for self-destructing electronic devices

Expanding on previous research into electronic devices that dissolve in water once they have reached the end of their useful life, researchers at the University of Illinois have developed ...

Fri 22 May 15 from Gizmag

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Physicists develop efficient method of signal transmission from nanocomponents

Physicists have developed an innovative method that could enable the efficient use of nanocomponents in electronic circuits. To achieve this, they have developed a layout in which a nanocomponent ...

Fri 22 May 15 from

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Simulations predict flat liquid

Computer simulations have predicted a new phase of matter: atomically thin two-dimensional liquid.

Thu 21 May 15 from

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Researchers use graphene to control light waves

A team of MIT scientists has combined graphene with a second, similarly structured material, producing a hybrid that can wield significant control over light waves. The findings could ...

Thu 21 May 15 from Gizmag

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A Tunable Liquid Metal Antennas for Tuning in to Anything

An antenna that can adjust its size and shape electronically could cut down on components

Tue 19 May 15 from IEEE Spectrum

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Tiny batteries made in nanopores manage ions and electrons for high power and extended life

Tiny batteries formed inside nanopores demonstrate that properly scaled nanostructures can use the full theoretical capacity of the charge storage material. These nanobatteries delivered their ...

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World's smallest beamsplitter paves way toward computing at the speed of light

Silicon photonics is an emerging technology that incorporates electronic circuits using photons of laser light rather than electrons to transmit, receive, and manipulate information. ...

Tue 19 May 15 from Gizmag

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