News - 15 Jan 2021
At Washington University in St. Louis, a group of physicists has found ways to add electrical charge locally to an atomically thin graphene device by adding multiple layers of flakes of another thin...
News - 7 Jan 2021
Home appliances, mobile phones, cars and other day-to-day technologies have been completely transformed by ultrasmall integrated circuits.
(a) Wide and (b) magnified images of the fabricated Si...
News - 2 Nov 2020
Marrying two layers of graphene is an easy route to the blissful formation of nanoscale diamond, but sometimes thicker is better.
While it may only take a bit of heat to turn a treated bilayer of...
News - 30 Oct 2020
An easy way to form nanoscale diamonds would be to combine two layers of graphene but, at times, thicker can turn out to be better.
Rice University researchers have expanded their theory on...
News - 6 Oct 2020
According to predictions from a new study performed by an international group of researchers, diamond can conduct electricity similar to metals when it is deformed to nanoscale strains.
News - 24 Sep 2020
In the September issue of the journal Nature, scientists from Texas A&M University, Hewlett Packard Labs and Stanford University have described a new nanodevice that acts almost identically to a...
News - 8 Sep 2020
At the University of Basel, physicists have designed a compact instrument capable of detecting very small magnetic fields.
(a) A conventional superconducting quantum interference device (SQUID)...
News - 8 Jul 2020
If you stack two layers of graphene one on top of the other, and rotate them at an angle of 1.1º (no more and no less) from each other - the so-called magic-angle, experiments have proven that...
News - 7 Jul 2020
In the past, researchers have extensively analyzed the applications of topological photonics, such as topological lasers and one-way waveguide.
(a) Scanning electron microscopy image of a fabricated...
News - 29 Jun 2020
A University of Wollongong team has published an extensive review of spin-gapless semiconductors (SGSs) .
Spin gapless semiconductors (SGSs) are a new class of zero gap materials which have fully...