Created in 1992 by two researchers, André Auberton-Hervé and Jean-Michel Lamure from CEA-Léti (one of Europe’s largest microelectronics research institutes) located in Grenoble, France. Soitec is an...
Article - 26 May 2005
Photonic crystals are optical materials with periodic changes in the dielectric constant on a length scale comparable to optical wavelengths. Dimensional types of photonic crystals, parallelism,...
News - 11 Jan 2010
Nanoparticles have a strong tendency to form periodic structures. Mixing and
matching of two different types of nanoparticles allows the formation of binary
News - 10 Nov 2015
The new technique, which uses scanning transmission electron microscopy (STEM) can be used to build 3D structures with atomic precision. The technique is already showing use in...
News - 2 Jul 2014
Computer simulation shows how to make a crystal that would toggle like a light switch between conductive and non-conductive structures; this could lead to flexible electronic materials and enable a...
Article - 24 Aug 2006
New nanotechnology techniques have created new nanocrystalline solid materials and nanocomposite materials with enhanced properties
News - 20 Apr 2010
Imec has shown that the
presence of hydrogen and/or inert species during Ge deposition significantly
improves the quality of the Ge layers grown on Si by solid phase epitaxy (SPE).
Article - 4 Jul 2017
Two-dimensional (2D) transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDCs), which show a semiconducting band gap, have attracted a lot of attention recently due to their remarkable electronic and optical...
News - 31 Oct 2017
Fatigue caused by repetitive strain is considered to be the primary cause of failure in metal structures and components. However, new research demonstrates how crystalline structures known as...
News - 9 Sep 2009
In the 2,000 or so years since the Roman Empire employed a naturally occurring
form of cement to build a vast system of concrete aqueducts and other large
edifices, researchers have analyzed...