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Efficient valves for electron spins

Researchers at the University of Basel in collaboration with colleagues from Pisa have developed a new concept that uses the electron spi...

Quantum materials quest could benefit from graphene that buckles

Graphene, an extremely thin two-dimensional layer of the graphite used in pencils, buckles when cooled while attached to a flat surface, ...

Magnesium alloy with eddy-thermal effect for novel tumor magnetic hyperthermia therapy

Magnetic hyperthermia therapy (MHT) as a noninvasive local treatment strategy is able to ablate tumors using an alternating magnetic fiel...

From nanocellulose to gold

When nanocellulose is combined with various types of metal nanoparticles, materials are formed with many new and exciting properties. The...

ScanCut project completed: laser cutting enables more intricate plug connector designs

Scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT have come up with a striking new addition to contact stamping technologie...

Spintronics: Researchers show how to make non-magnetic materials magnetic

A complex process can modify non-magnetic oxide materials in such a way to make them magnetic. The basis for this new phenomenon is contr...

May the force be with you: detecting ultrafast light by its force

A McGill research team has developed a new technique to detect nano-sized imperfections in materials. They believe this discovery will le...

Using viscous metals in micro fibers

EPFL scientists have developed the first micro-structured fibers with a viscous metal inside – a perfect example of what cross-disciplinary

Sharing a secret... the quantum way

Wits Researchers have demonstrated a new quantum approach for sharing a secret amongst many parties, setting a new record for the highest di

Manipulating non-magnetic atoms in a chromium halide enables tuning of magnetic properties

New approach creates synthetic layered magnets with unprecedented level of control over their magnetic properties

Tailored light inspired by nature

An international research team with Prof. Cornelia Denz from the Institute of Applied Physics at the University of Münster develop for the f

Novel approach improves graphene-based supercapacitors

Demand for integrated energy storage devices is growing rapidly as people rely more and more on portable and wireless electronics, and th...

Metal-Breathing Bacteria Could Transform Electronics, Biosensors, and More

Study of bacterium links biology, materials science, and electrical engineering

Scientists discover new class of semiconducting entropy-stabilized materials

Semiconductors are important materials in numerous functional applications such as digital and analog electronics, solar cells, LEDs, and...

Mapping crystal shapes could fast-track 2D materials

Experts call for global effort to clear hurdles to mass production

Origami metamaterials show reversible auxeticity combined with deformation recoverability

Findings open up possibilities for mechanical metamaterials to be used in soft robotics and medical devices

Trapping tiny particles: A versatile tool for nanomanipulation

Nanoparticles are tiny. At just 1/1000th of a millimeter, they're impossible to see with the naked eye. But, despite being small, they're...

Laser inversion enables multi-materials 3D printing

Additive manufacturing--or 3D printing--uses digital manufacturing processes to fabricate components that are light, strong, and require ...

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