News - 30 May 2011
Owing to the minute sizes of nanostructures, even minor imperfection in the shape of the end of the nanostructures would result in large variations in the semiconducting properties.
In order to...
News - 16 Sep 2013
A new, environmentally-friendly electronic alloy consisting of 50 aluminum atoms bound to 50 atoms of antimony may be promising for building next-generation "phase-change" memory devices,...
News - 15 Jul 2010
On a quest to discover new states of matter, a team of Princeton University scientists has found that electrons on the surface of specific materials act like miniature superheroes, relentlessly...
News - 10 Jun 2020
An unexpected property of nanometer-scale antimony crystals -- the spontaneous formation of hollow structures -- could help give the next generation of lithium ion batteries higher energy density...
News - 8 May 2014
University of Houston physicists have discovered a new thermoelectric material offering high performance at temperatures ranging from room temperature up to 300 degrees Celsius, or about 573 degrees...
News - 3 Feb 2015
Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have stated that improved materials for nanowires, as well as better techniques to manufacture them, could lead to development of devices with better...
News - 10 Oct 2008
With gasoline at high prices, it's disheartening to know that up to three-quarters of the potential energy you are paying for is wasted. A good deal of it goes right out the tailpipe instead of...
News - 6 Apr 2015
A joint South Korean and American research group has developed a scalable production method for a state of the art alloy for the use in solid state thermoelectric devices. This new alloy is...
Article - 9 Apr 2013
Gallium antimonide is a semiconducting compound, and has the highest known refractive index among non-metallic compounds.
News - 13 Feb 2009
An international team of scientists led by a Princeton University group recently discovered that on the surface of certain materials collective arrangements of electrons move in ways that mimic the...