Tiny bubbles make a quantum leap

Sufficient strain in 2D material can yield single-photon emitters, key to quantum technologies and future photonic circuitry

New materials for extra thin computer chips

If you want to make electronic components smaller and smaller, you also need the right insulator materials.

New bioink for cell bioprinting in 3D

Dynamic peptide-folding mediated biofunctionalization and modulation of hydrogels for 4D bioprinting

The new tattoo: Drawing electronics on skin

MU engineers discover the possibility of using pencils to draw bioelectronics on human skin

Liquid metal synthesis for better piezoelectrics: Drawing power from the body’s movements

Potential materials for future wearable electronics and other motion-powered, energy-harvesting devices

A micro-lab on a chip detects blood type within minutes

A novel lab-on-a-chip device reveals the blood type within minutes, holding much potential for use in an emergency

Liquid crystals create easy-to-read, color-changing sensors

Inspired by chameleons, scientists at the University of Chicago have developed a way to stretch and strain liquid crystals to generate diffe

New insight puts us closer to next-generation spintronic devices

The spin state story: Observation of the quantum spin liquid state in novel material

"Nanocage" tool untangles (molecular) spaghetti

UVM researchers invent a tool that can catch and straighten out molecule-sized tangles of polymers

Programmable balloons pave the way for new shape-morphing devices

Kirigami balloons could be used in medical devices, soft robotics

Fluorescent peptide nanoparticles, in every color of the rainbow

Researchers have designed peptide nanoparticles that can each glow in a variety of colors, opening the door for new biomedical applications

Scaling up the quantum chip

MIT engineers develop a hybrid process that connects photonics with “artificial atoms,” to produce the largest quantum chip of its type.

Porous graphene ribbons doped with nitrogen for electronics and quantum computing

Graphene consists of a single layer of carbon atoms arranged in a honeycomb structure. The material is of interest not only in basic rese...

Rock 'n' control

The goal of "Femtochemistry" is to film and control chemical reactions with short flashes of light. Using consecutive laser pulses, atomi...

Graphene: It is all about the toppings

Graphene consists of a single layer of carbon atoms. Exceptional electronic, thermal, mechanical and optical properties have made graphen...

New nano-engineering strategy shows potential for improved advanced energy storage

New types of cathodes, suitable for advanced energy storage, can be developed using beyond-lithium ion batteries

Harvesting hydrogen from nanogardens

Electrochemical deposition methods yield grass-, leave- and flower-like nanostructures for efficient hydrogen generation

Researchers propose novel method for plasmonic structural color generation

A research group led by Prof. CAO Hongtao at the Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering (NIMTE) of the Chinese Academy ...