Nanophysics News

Effective plasmonic generation brings scientists closer to creating ultracompact light-based computers

Researchers from MIPT's Laboratory of 2-D Materials, Optoelectronics, Institute of Radioengineering and Electronics, and Tohoku University (Japan) have theoretically demonstrated the possibility ...

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New research could help build better hearing AIDS

Scientists at Binghamton University, State University of New York want to improve sensor technology critical to billions of devices made every year. With a three-year grant from the National ...

Thu 29 Sep 16 from

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Launch success for AlSat Nano

Shortly after launch (04:46 BST on Monday 26 September) and orbital injection, Algerian Space Agency operators established contact with the satellite from the Surrey Space Centre (University ...

Thu 29 Sep 16 from

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Physicists develop a more sensitive microscope

Anyone who has taken a photo in a poorly lit restaurant or dim concert venue knows all too well the grainy, fuzzy outcomes of low-light imaging. Scientists trying to take images of biological ...

Tue 27 Sep 16 from

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'Missing link' found in the development of bioelectronic medicines

New research, led by the University of Southampton, has demonstrated that a nanoscale device, called a memristor, could be the 'missing link' in the development of implants that use electrical ...

Tue 27 Sep 16 from

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Novel Nanomaterial Could Yield Lossless Charge and Energy Transport

First observation of theorized phenomenon has implications for spintronics and chip thermal management

Tue 27 Sep 16 from IEEE Spectrum

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Reconfigurable chaos-based microchips offer possible solution to Moore's law

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed new, nonlinear, chaos-based integrated circuits that enable computer chips to perform multiple functions with fewer transistors. ...

Tue 20 Sep 16 from TechXplore

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Scientists purify copper nanowires

Cell phones and Apple watches could last a little longer due to a new method to create copper nanowires.

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More precise measurements of phosphorene suggest it has advantages over other 2-D materials

( large team of researchers from China, the U.S. and Japan has developed a more precise means for measuring the various band gaps in layered phosphorene, and in so doing, have found ...

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