Materials Science

The metamaterial has a honeycomb microstructure to provide a super-elasticity and structural robustness.
10:34am
8.23.2017
Magnesium is 75 percent lighter than steel, 33 percent lighter than aluminum and is the fourth most common element on earth behind iron, silicon and oxygen.
by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
9:24am
8.23.2017
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With an all-silicon nanoantenna, researchers demonstrate optical trapping of quantum dots in microfluidic chamber for future biosensing applications.
by The Optical Society
1:33pm
8.22.2017
A new understanding of the physics of conductive materials has been uncovered by scientists observing the unusual movement of electrons in graphene.
by The University of Manchester
11:31am
8.22.2017
Body sensors, which are usually made with semiconductors, have shown great potential for monitoring human health.
by American Chemical Society
9:12am
8.21.2017
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Common phenomenon could be key to understanding mechanism of unconventional superconductivity
by DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory
3:14pm
8.16.2017
Spin can be thought of as the rotation of an electron around its own axis.
by Graphene Flagship
9:00am
8.15.2017
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Defects and impurities can scatter electrons as they flow, adversely affecting the material’s electronic properties.
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10:24am
8.14.2017
The next generation of feature-filled and energy-efficient electronics will require computer chips just a few atoms thick.
by Stanford University
9:23am
8.14.2017
A team of researchers has found a way to determine whether a crystal is a topological insulator — and to predict crystal structures and chemical compositions.
by Staff for the Office of the Dean for Research, Princeton University
7:30am
8.11.2017
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These boundaries may be used to enhance the materials' electronic, magnetic, mechanical, catalytic and optical properties.
by Rice University
3:23pm
8.9.2017
New design boosts the power output of the best-performing chip-scale terahertz laser by 80 percent.
by Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
3:41pm
8.8.2017
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A novel porous material can soak up excessive humidity in a room only to release it again when the humidity falls.
by KAUST
9:48am
8.8.2017
Tiny dents in the surface of graphene greatly enhances its potential as a supercapacitor. Even better, it can be made from carbon dioxide.
by Michigan Technological University
12:23pm
8.7.2017
Biosensors are devices that can detect biological molecules (“analytes”) in air, water, or blood.
by EPFL
9:32am
8.7.2017
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Carbonitride aerogels mediate the photocatalytic conversion of water.
by Wiley
9:59am
8.4.2017
When graphene and other 2D materials are combined, the potential of these new materials comes alive.
by University of Manchester
1:04pm
8.2.2017
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A critical breakthrough in the CINT nanotube work was the ability of the team to force the nanotube to emit light from a single point along the tube.
by DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory
9:07am
8.1.2017
The phase transition can occur by injecting electrical power into VO2 crystals.
by Osaka University
10:30am
7.31.2017
Polymers, which are materials made from chains of molecules, are found in everything from food to clothing to cars.
by University of Delaware
9:09am
7.31.2017
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Berkeley Lab-led study shows potential for new crystalline material to advance clean fuel technology while reducing greenhouse gas.
by Doe/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
3:00pm
7.28.2017
Many different approaches are being studied as possible ways of creating qubits.
by MIT
8:31am
7.28.2017
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Carbon nanotubes immobilized in a tuft of quartz fiber have the power to remove toxic heavy metals from water, according to researchers at Rice University.
by Rice University
2:58pm
7.27.2017
Researchers develop an electrically-driven process to separate commercially important metals from sulfide minerals in one step without harmful byproducts.
by Denis Paiste, Materials Processing Center, MIT News
2:40pm
7.27.2017
New research has found that a crystal can be converted into an electrical circuit, paving the way for a bevy of new electronic devices.
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10:32am
7.27.2017
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In recent years, perovskites have taken the solar cell industry by storm. They are cheap, easy to produce and very flexible in their applications.
by SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
3:17pm
7.26.2017
The electronic properties of graphene can be controlled by synthesizing it into very narrow strips.
by Aalto University
9:10am
7.26.2017
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Invisibility cloaks may be on the way with the addition of metallic nano-particles to semiconductors.
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3:03pm
7.25.2017
The technology would have a wide range of potential applications, from water filtration and biomedical devices to liquid optical lenses.
by University Of British Columbia
2:13pm
7.25.2017
Scientists have continuously mapped the multiscale structure of hierarchically self-organized carbon nanotubes across four orders of magnitude in length scale.
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10:46am
7.25.2017
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