Researchers demonstrate first stable semiconductor neutron detector

New neutron detector can fit in your pocket

Use of an AC rather than a DC electric field can improve the piezoelectric response of a crystal. Now, an international team of researchers say that cycles o...

Transparency discovered in crystals with ultrahigh piezoelectricity

Inside a cell, tentacled vesicles shuttle cargo for sorting. DNA rearranges in the nucleus as stem cells differentiate into neurons. Neighboring neurons clin...

Microscopy technique reveals cells' 3D ultrastructure in new detail

Experimental physicists have combined several measurements of quantum materials into one in their ongoing quest to learn more about manipulating and controll...

What's MER? A new way to measure quantum materials

A new device measures the tiniest energies in superconducting circuits, an essential step for quantum technology

How sensitive can your quantum detector be?

Study finds billions of quantum entangled electrons in ‘strange metal’

A new look at 'strange metals'

A highly sensitive, wearable gas sensor for environmental and human health monitoring may soon become commercially available, according to researchers at Pen...

A wearable gas sensor for health and environmental monitoring

Development of a colloidal quantum dot photodetector capable of detecting light in the far infrared.

Colloidal quantum dot photodetectors can now see further than before

Chemical bond making and breaking recorded in action

Walking with atoms

Researchers have, for the first time, succeeded in printing a 3D image with stabilised gold nanoparticles with biodegradable and biocompatib

3D printing with applications in the pharmaceutical industry

It is well-known that LEDs and transistors should not be connected in parallel as slight differences in resistance can lead to imbalanced current flow. This ...

Hot OLEDs can 'switch back'

Roughness, the presence of irregularities on a surface, is commonly associated to slower motion and stickiness. This is true at different length scales: at h...

Molecules move faster on a rough terrain

laser diode that emits the shortest-wavelength UV light to-date, with potential applications in disinfection, dermatology and DNA analyses

Laser diode emits deep UV light

Cement and concrete haven't changed much as technology in over a hundred years, but researchers in Colorado are revolutionizing building materials by literal...

Bacteria and sand engineered into living concrete

Material developed which is heat-insulating and heat-conducting at the same time

Miniature double glazing

Complex porous, chiral nano-patterns arise from a simple linear building block

Pretty with a twist

Quicker is not always better, especially when it comes to a 3D sensor in advanced technology. With applications in autonomous vehicles, robots and drones, se...

Slow light to speed up LiDAR sensors development

Magnetic liquid metals used to develop bacteria-destroying technology

Fighting drug-resistant superbugs with bacteria-shredding nanoparticles

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