Novel electrically conducting MOF may be the next-gen semiconductor

Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are emerging multi-functional materials that are gradually finding their way out of the research labs and into a myriad of re...

How do you power billions of sensors? By converting waste heat into electricity

Researchers are helping to power portable sensors that do not use batteries by generating electricity from heat that is otherwise wasted

As electronics shrink to nanoscale, will they still be good as gold?

Can gold stand up to the strain of next-generation data processing.

A nanoscale device to generate high-power Terahertz waves

Researchers at EPFL have developed a nanodevice that operates more than 10 times faster than today's fastest transistors

Ultrathin but fully packaged high-resolution camera

Biologically inspired ultrathin arrayed camera captures super-resolution images

Towards an unhackable quantum internet

Researchers demonstrate the missing link for a quantum internet

Double-walled nanotubes have electro-optical advantages

Rice University calculations show they could be highly useful for solar panels

New photon source for tap-proof communication

New method for generating quantum-entangled photons in a spectral range of light previously inaccessible developed

A funnel of light

It could serve as a new platform for hypersensitive optical detectors.

Coronavirus massive simulations completed on Frontera supercomputer

New simulations can help researchers design new drugs and vaccines to combat the coronavirus

Recipe for neuromorphic processing systems?

A special blend of circuits and memristive devices was created for brain-mimicking processing systems

Compact beam steering studies to revolutionize autonomous navigation, AR, neuroscience

In 3 papers, researchers report demonstration of optical phased array tech on-chip at near infrared & blue wavelength for many applications

Chip-based devices improve practicality of quantum-secured communication

Researchers demonstrate fast and cost-effective platform for keeping data secure

New device quickly detects harmful bacteria in blood

Tiny device could help professionals diagnose and fight deadly infections

How molecules self-assemble into superstructures

Researchers from Kiel control the size of molecular superstructures on surfaces

A nanoscale laser made of gold and zinc oxide

Researchers from Oldenburg, Germany, and collaborators reveal how new nanomaterial enhances light emission

Chasing lithium ions on the move in a fast-charging battery

A finding that provides guidance on how to design battery materials to reduce charging times for electric vehicles, cell phones, etc.

Advanced 'super-planckian' material exhibits LED-like light when heated

Unconventional material emits light that exceeds limits of natural law