Nanomaterials

Electronics at the nanoscale: Challenges and opportunities for making metal nanowires

1 hour ago   |   Phys.org

Silver, gold and copper nanowires are leading contenders for next-generation nanoscale devices, however greater understanding of how they work and improved production methods...
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Scientists develop protocol for chemical imaging at the nanoscale

1 hour ago   |   Phys.org

Chemical imaging of surfaces is critical to understand the relationships between structural, chemical and functional properties in disciplines ranging across the chemical...
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Metal nanoclusters can be used as semiconductors: Key properties observed for first time

1 hour ago   |   Phys.org

Tiny nanoclusters of metal atoms-such as gold and silver-have properties which mean they can be used as semiconductors, a joint Swansea-Hamburg research team has discovered.
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Gold soaks up boron, spits out borophene

7 hours ago   |   Phys.org

In the heat of a furnace, boron atoms happily dive into a bath of gold. And when things get cool, they resurface as coveted borophene.
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Making solar cells is like buttering bread

4 days ago   |   Phys.org

Formamidinium lead iodide is a very good material for photovoltaic cells, but getting the correct stable crystal structure is a challenge. The techniques developed so far have...
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'Golden fullerene': ligand-protected nanocluster made of 32 gold atoms

5 days ago   |   Phys.org

Researchers have synthesized a tiny structure from 32 gold atoms. This nanocluster has a core of 12 gold atoms surrounded by a shell of 20 additional gold atoms. As the...
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NIST researchers boost intensity of nanowire LEDs

5 days ago   |   Phys.org

Nanowire gurus at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have made ultraviolet light-emitting diodes that, thanks to a special type of shell, produce five times...
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A new strategy of fabricating p-n junction in single crystalline Si nanowires, twisting

5 days ago   |   Phys.org

Can single crystalline materials be used for low dimensional p-n junction design? This is an open and long-standing problem. Microscopic simulations based on the generalized...
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Precision control of complex electrochemical interfaces for separations

6 days ago   |   Phys.org

Researchers working within Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Separations Science program succeeded in coupling a highly controlled way of modifying surfaces, called ion...
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One transistor for all purposes

6 days ago   |   Phys.org

In mobiles, fridges, planes - transistors are everywhere. But they often operate only within a restricted current range. LMU physicists have now developed an organic transistor...
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