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A sound idea: a step towards quantum computing
Researchers at the University of Tsukuba and the University of Pittsburgh have developed a new method for using lasers to create tiny lattice waves inside silicon crystals that can encode quantum information. (2019-06-19)
Real-time analysis of MOF adsorption behavior
Researchers have developed a technology to analyze the adsorption behavior of molecules in each individual pore of a metal organic framework (MOF). (2019-06-19)
Tuning into the LCDs of tomorrow: Exploring the novel IGZO-11 semiconductor
Indium-gallium-zinc oxide ceramics are used as the backplane for flat-panel displays, this was made possible through substantial synergistic contributions coming from the powerhouse that is Japan. (2019-06-17)
Laser trick produces high-energy terahertz pulses
A team of scientists from DESY and the University of Hamburg has achieved an important milestone in the quest for a new type of compact particle accelerator. (2019-06-13)
Concert of magnetic moments
An international collaboration between researchers from Germany, the Netherlands, and South Korea has uncovered a new way how the electron spins in layered materials can interact. (2019-06-13)
A new study reveals 'hidden' phases of matter through the power of light
New chemistry research from MIT and the University of Pennsylvania demonstrates how 'hidden' phases of matter can be activated by extremely fast pulses of light. (2019-06-13)
A new paradigm of material identification based on graph theory
Automatic deduplication for big materials database is achieved for the first time. (2019-06-13)
Discovery of field-induced pair density wave state in high temperature superconductors
Superconductors are quantum materials that are perfect transmitters of electricity and electronic information. (2019-06-12)
New family on the block: A novel group of glycosidic enzymes
A group of researchers from Japan has recently discovered a novel enzyme from a soil fungus. (2019-06-11)
Engineers use graph networks to accurately predict properties of molecules and crystals
Nanoengineers at UC San Diego have developed new deep learning models that can accurately predict the properties of molecules and crystals. (2019-06-10)
Settling the debate: Solving the electronic surface states of samarium hexaboride
Researchers at Osaka University show that samarium hexaboride is a topological insulator, which allows electrons to flow only along its exterior surface. (2019-06-10)
Organic electronics: a new semiconductor in the carbon-nitride family
Teams from Humboldt-Universit├Ąt and the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin have explored a new material in the carbon-nitride family. (2019-06-06)
Understanding the (ultra-small) structure of silicon nanocrystals
New research provides insight into the structure of silicon nanocrystals, a substance that promises to provide efficient lithium ion batteries that power your phone to medical imaging on the nanoscale. (2019-06-06)
Taking stock of Indonesia's reef fishes
A research team estimated the natural stock of reef fishes from three regencies in the lesser Sunda-Banda Seascape in Indonesia to fill gaps in knowledge of species composition and biodiversity. (2019-06-06)
Probing semiconductor crystals with a sphere of light
Tohoku University researchers have developed a technique using a hollow sphere to measure the electronic and optical properties of large semiconducting crystals. (2019-06-06)
Dowsing for electric fields in liquid crystals
Nematic liquid crystals can be oriented in a curious way termed the 'dowser texture', which is sensitive to external conditions. (2019-06-04)
Using physics to print living tissue
3D printers can be used to make a variety of useful objects by building up a shape, layer by layer. (2019-06-04)
New way to estimate current induced magnetization switching efficacy in ultrathin systems
Scientists of Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) in collaboration with colleagues from South Ural State University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have developed an alternative method for numerical evaluation of the current induced local magnetization effect in ultrathin ruthenium-cobalt-ruthenium films with a wolfram layer added. (2019-06-04)
Snapshot of chikungunya could lead to drugs, vaccines for viral arthritis
A team at Washington University School of Medicine in St. (2019-06-03)
2D crystals conforming to 3D curves create strain for engineering quantum devices
A team led by scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory explored how atomically thin two-dimensional (2D) crystals can grow over 3D objects and how the curvature of those objects can stretch and strain the crystals. (2019-06-03)
Hard food, strong jaw: Jawbone structure responds to forceful chewing
Chewing, or mastication, is thought to impact jawbone structure as bone is continually reconstructed along with alterations in mechanical load. (2019-05-31)
Uncovering microgel mysteries
Researchers successfully recorded the behavior of hydrogel microspheres (microgels) using a newly customized tool: the temperature-controlled high-speed atomic force microscopy. (2019-05-30)
New substance can form in the OA process of crystal growth, new study reveals
Chinese scientists from the Institute of Solid State Physics (ISSP) under the Hefei Institutes of Physical Science of the Chinese Academy of Scienceshave revealed that a new substance can form during the oriented attachment (OA) process of crystal growth, which may shed new light on the microscopic mechanism of crystal growth. (2019-05-29)
Scientists offer designer 'big atoms' on demand
Physicists report that they can build and control particles that behave like tiny atoms with a precision never seen before. (2019-05-29)
Scientists found a way to increase the capacity of energy sources for portable electronics
Scientists from Skoltech, Moscow State University (MSU) and Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) have proposed a new approach to replacing carbon atoms with nitrogen atoms in the supercapacitor's crystal lattice and developed a novel capacity enhancement method based on carbon lattice modification with the aid of plasma. (2019-05-28)
Study reveals structure of a 'master switch' controlling cell division
Unregulated cell division is a hallmark of cancer, and one of the key proteins involved in controlling cell division is called FoxM1. (2019-05-28)
NMR structure of a key anticoagulant protein may help prevent thrombosis
A group of researchers from Brazil and the United States describes for the first time the structure of Ixolaris, an important anticoagulant protein found in tick saliva, and its interaction with Factor Xa, a key enzyme in the process of blood clotting. (2019-05-27)
Finding the cause of capacity loss in a metal-oxide battery material
The formation and thickening of internal and surface barriers during battery charge and discharge cycles limits electrochemical reactions in a lithium-ion battery with an iron oxide electrode. (2019-05-24)
Rice U. lab grows stable, ultrathin magnets
Rice University researchers find a simple method to make unique, nearly two-dimensional iron oxides with stable magnetic properties at room temperature. (2019-05-24)
Phase transitions: The math behind the music
Physics Professor Jesse Berezovsky contends that until now, much of the thinking about math and music has been a top-down approach, applying mathematical ideas to existing musical compositions as a way of understanding already existing music. (2019-05-23)
Plumbene, graphene's latest cousin, realized on the 'nano water cube'
Nagoya University-led researchers have created 'plumbene,' a 2D-honeycomb sheet of lead atoms. (2019-05-23)
Building a better salt trap: Scientists synthesize a molecular 'cage' to trap chloride
Indiana University researchers have synthesized a powerful new molecule to trap chloride salts. (2019-05-23)
Scientists (dis)solve a century-long mystery to treat asthma and airway inflammation
Belgian research groups from the VIB, Ghent University, Ghent University Hospital, and the biotech company argenx have solved a century-long puzzle about the presence of protein crystals in asthma. (2019-05-23)
Unexpected observation of ice at low temperature, high pressure questions water theory
Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory studying super-cold states of water discovered a pathway to the unexpected formation of dense, crystalline phases of ice thought to exist beyond Earth's limits. (2019-05-22)
How to enlarge 2D materials as single crystals?
IBS scientists have presented a novel approach to synthesize large-scale of silicon wafer size, single crystalline 2D materials.They have found a substrate with a lower order of symmetry than that of a 2D material that facilitates the synthesis of single crystalline 2D materials in a large area. (2019-05-22)
Quantum rebar: Quantum dots enhance stability of solar-harvesting perovskite crystals
Engineering researchers have combined two emerging technologies for next-generation solar power -- and discovered that each one helps stabilize the other. (2019-05-22)
Original kilogram replaced -- new International System of Units (SI) entered into force
In addition to Ampere, Kelvin, Mol and Co., the kilogram also is now defined by a natural constant. (2019-05-21)
Improving carbon-capturing with metal-organic frameworks
EPFL chemical engineers have designed an easy method to achieve commercially attractive carbon-capturing with metal-organic frameworks. (2019-05-16)
Identifying the molecular structure of one of Alzheimer's stickier culprits
Researchers have mapped the molecular structure and dynamics of an aggressive protein modification that spurs on Alzheimer's disease. (2019-05-16)
Just like toothpaste: fluoride radically improves the stability of perovskite solar cells
Solar cells made of perovskite hold much promise for the future of solar energy. (2019-05-13)
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