Nanophysics News

Artificial iris responds to light on its own

While the pupil may be the opening in the eye that lets light through to the retina, the iris is the tissue that opens and closes to determine the size of the pupil. Although mechanical ...

Fri 23 Jun 17 from Gizmag

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New design improves performance of flexible wearable electronics

In a proof-of-concept study, North Carolina State University engineers have designed a flexible thermoelectric energy harvester that has the potential to rival the effectiveness of existing ...

Thu 22 Jun 17 from

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A Better Touch Screen, Inspired by Moth Eyes

Moth eyes and lotus leaves may be important to the future of touch screens. Researchers from the University of Central Florida and National Taiwan University designed an anti-reflective coating ...

Thu 22 Jun 17 from Discover Magazine

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Holey pattern boosts coherence of nanomechanical membrane vibrations

Researchers at the Niels Bohr Institute have introduced a new type of nanomechanical resonator, in which a pattern of holes localizes vibrations to a small region in a 30 nm thick membrane. ...

Thu 22 Jun 17 from

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Camera captures microscopic holograms at femtosecond speeds

Researchers from ITMO University have built a setup for recording holograms of tiny objects like living cells at femtosecond speeds. The new method reconstructs the phase topography of a sample ...

Thu 22 Jun 17 from

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Smooth propagation of spin waves using gold

Assistant Professor Taichi Goto at Toyohashi University of Technology elucidated the noise generation mechanism of the spin wave (SW), the wave of a magnetic moment transmitted through magnetic ...

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Could handheld electronic devices contribute to carpal tunnel syndrome?

In a study of 48 university students, intensive users of electronic devices reported more wrist/hand pain than non-intensive users.

Wed 21 Jun 17 from Medical Xpress

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Montreal Startup Ora Releases Novel Graphene-Based Headphones

At last, a killer app for the nanocomposite miracle material?

Fri 23 Jun 17 from IEEE Spectrum

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Experiment shows non-classical growth of crystals

This might considerably speed up crystal growth that is of major importance in a number of materials and applications. The liquid state of the building blocks in the preliminary stage might ...

Wed 21 Jun 17 from

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