Nanomaterials

Chemical engineers first to functionalize boron nitride with other nanosystems

11 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have discovered a route to alter boron nitride, a layered 2-D material, so that it can bind to other materials, like those...
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Oxide materials discovery may advance electronic device development

17 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Materials scientists at the University of California, Irvine and other institutions have made a breakthrough discovery in the study of oxide heterostructures, substances that...
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Team finds Wigner crystal-not Mott insulator-in 'magic-angle' graphene

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

Recently, a team of scientists led by Pablo Jarillo-Herrero at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology created a huge stir in the field of condensed matter physics when they...
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International effort to uncover properties of polymer nanoparticles

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

From photonics to pharmaceuticals, materials made with polymer nanoparticles hold promise for products of the future. However, there are still gaps in understanding the...
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Study sheds light on-and through-2-D materials

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

The ability of metallic or semiconducting materials to absorb, reflect and act upon light is of primary importance to scientists developing optoelectronics-electronic devices...
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Spray-coated tactile sensor on a 3-D surface for robotic skin

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

Robots will be able to conduct a wide variety of tasks as well as humans if they can be given tactile sensing capabilities.
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Spray-on antennas could unlock potential of smart, connected technology

4 days ago   |   Phys.org

The promise of wearables, functional fabrics, the Internet of Things, and their "next-generation" technological cohort seems tantalizingly within reach. But researchers in the...
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Multibit optoelectronic memory

4 days ago   |   Phys.org

NUS scientists have developed multibit optoelectronic memory using a heterostructure made of two-dimensional materials for next generation devices.
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Graphene bilayer provides efficient transport and control of spins

4 days ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

University of Groningen physicists in collaboration with a theoretical physics group from Universit├Ąt Regensburg have built an optimized bilayer graphene device that displays...
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Plasmonic Materials

4 days ago   |   Scientific American

Light-controlled nanomaterials are revolutionizing sensor technology
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