Nanophysics News


Weighing and imaging molecules one at a time

Building on their creation of the first-ever mechanical device that can measure the mass of individual molecules, one at a time, a team of Caltech scientists and their colleagues have created ...

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Graphene-based technique creates the smallest gaps in nanostructures

A new procedure will enable researchers to fabricate smaller, faster, and more powerful nanoscale devices ? and do so with molecular control and precision. Using a single layer of carbon atoms, ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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Two-dimensional semiconductor comes clean

In 2013 James Hone, Wang Fong-Jen Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia Engineering, and colleagues at Columbia demonstrated that they could dramatically improve the performance of ...

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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Direct visualization of magnetoelectric domains

A novel microscopy technique called magnetoelectric force microscopy (MeFM) was developed to detect the local cross-coupling between magnetic and electric dipoles. Combined experimental observation ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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Researchers build real-time tunable plasmon laser

(Phys.org)A combined team of researchers from Northwestern and Duke Universities has succeeded in building a plasmon laser that is tunable in real-time. In their paper published in the journal ...

Fri 24 Apr 15 from Phys.org

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Graphene champions the next generation 3D display technology

Moving holograms like those used in 3D science fiction movies such as Avatar and Elysium have to date only been seen in their full glory by viewers wearing special glasses.

Thu 23 Apr 15 from Phys.org

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3D printing is so last year: We're onto 4D printing now

4D printing is unfolding as technology that takes 3D printing to an entirely new level.

Fri 24 Apr 15 from Phys.org

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Could smell hold the key to ending pesticide use?

UK scientists may have uncovered a natural way of avoiding the use of pesticides and help save plants from attack by recreating a natural insect repellent.

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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VideoLab wonders "What if Man of Steel was in color?"

What would Man of Steel look like with more natural color? That’s what the gang over at VideoLab wanted to see. So, they took clips from the film, played with the color balances […]

Sat 25 Apr 15 from Geek.com

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Highly conductive germanium nanowires made by a simple, one-step process

For the first time, germanium nanowires have been deposited on indium tin oxide substrate by a simple, one-step process called electrodeposition.

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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