Nanophysics

Scientists discover how to control the 'excitation' of electronics

8 hours ago   |   Phys.org

An international team of scientists, including NUST MISIS's Professor Gotthard Seifert, has made an important step toward the control of excitonic effects in two-dimensional...
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New algorithm can discover materials with unusual characteristics-including invisibility

3 days ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Metamaterials are artificially engineered materials. Scientists create them by combining multiple elements from composite materials such as a metal and an electrical insulator...
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E- textiles control home appliances with the swipe of a finger

4 days ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Electronic textiles could allow a person to control household appliances or computers from a distance simply by touching a wristband or other item of clothing-something that...
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Nanowires for sustainable, renewable energy

5 days ago   |   Phys.org

Recent studies have revealed that semiconductor nanowires offer unique advantages for a wide range of applications. An EU-funded project is breaking new ground in the move...
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Designing a better superconductor with geometric frustration

6 days ago   |   Phys.org

Superconductors contain tiny tornadoes of supercurrent, called vortex filaments, that create resistance when they move. This affects the way superconductors carry a current.
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Tiny defects in semiconductors created 'speed bumps' for electrons-researchers cleared the path

7 days ago   |   Phys.org

UCLA scientists and engineers have developed a new process for assembling semiconductor devices. The advance could lead to much more energy-efficient transistors for...
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New bolometer is faster, simpler, and covers more wavelengths

7 days ago   |   Phys.org

Bolometers, devices that monitor electromagnetic radiation through heating of an absorbing material, are used by astronomers and homeowners alike. But most such devices have...
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Direct nanoscale patterning of LED surfaces brings new possibilities for the control of light

10 days ago   |   Phys.org

Nanoscale patterns designed to bend, deflect and split light can now be fabricated directly on light-emitting diode surfaces using an innovative etching method developed by...
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Light-interacting nanostructures produce a remarkable frequency doubling effect

10 days ago   |   Phys.org

By combining two very different light-interacting nanostructures, A*STAR researchers have demonstrated a surprisingly strong enhancement of a frequency doubling effect.
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Double-layered porous nanotubes with spatially separated photoredox surfaces

11 days ago   |   Phys.org

Solar energy conversion of water into H2 through photocatalysis is considered a promising approach for H2 production. However, the separation efficiency of charge carriers is...
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