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December 14, 2020

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When Chemistry With Green Light Mimics What Happens in Life

Taking inspiration from nature, researchers created a green light-stabilized 3D polymer structure that unfolds itself when left in darkness - the first reported example of a reversible, ...

Researchers Find a Better Way to Design Metal Alloys

A new system uses machine learning to analyze boundaries between crystal grains, allowing for the selection of desired properties in a new metal ...

Mxene-Coated Fabric Could Block Harmful Radiiation, Electromagnetic Waves

Researchers have reported that fabric coated with a conductive, two-dimensional material called MXene, is highly effective at blocking electromagnetic waves and potentially harmful radiation. The ...

Controlling Multiple Wavelengths of Light from a Single Source

Researchers have synthesized a collection of nanoparticles, known as carbon dots, capable of emitting multiple wavelengths of light from a single particle. Additionally, the team discovered that the ...
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Artificial Intelligence Improves Control of Powerful Plasma Accelerators

Researchers have used AI to control beams for the next generation of smaller, cheaper accelerators for research, medical and industrial ...

Single-Crystal Technology Holds Promise for Next-Generation Lithium-Ion Batteries

Scientists have improved a promising battery technology, creating a single-crystal, nickel-rich cathode that is hardier and more efficient than before. It's one step toward improved lithium-ion ...

Making Cheaper, Biocompatible E-Skin Electrodes

Materials scientists have improved electrical conductivity in a polymer electrode for E-skin applications. Their approach is simple and cheap, but further enhancements are needed for the polymer to ...

Energy-Efficient Magnetic RAM: A New Building Block for Spintronic Technologies

Researchers demonstrate a new way to enhance the energy efficiency of the non-volatile magnetic ...

Getting the Right Grip: Designing Soft and Sensitive Robotic Fingers

To develop a more human-like robotic gripper, it is necessary to provide sensing capabilities to the fingers. However, conventional sensors compromise the mechanical properties of soft robots. Now, ...

Discovery Suggests New Promise for Nonsilicon Computer Transistors

An alloy material called InGaAs could be suitable for high-performance computer transistors, according to researchers. If operated at high-frequencies, InGaAs transistors could one day rival those ...

Beating the Heat: Oxidation in Novel Coating Material for Aircraft Gas Turbine Engines

Ytterbium silicide (Yb-Si) is a promising coating material for the high-temperature sections of aircraft gas turbine engines. Although Yb-Si is heat-resistant and prevents formation of structurally ...

Multiple Semiconductor Type Switching to Boost Thermoelectric Conversion of Waste Heat

Scientists demonstrate double charge carrier type switching of tin SnSe semiconductor by doping of antimony Sb. The SnSe carrier type switches from p-type to n-type, and re-switches to p-type as ...

Hydrogels With Fine-Toothed Molecular Combs May Make Enduring Glucose-Monitoring Implants

Scientists reported they have designed a hydrogel membrane that may be used to house optical glucose sensing materials, toward building a biosensor for monitoring sugar levels in ...

Within a Hair's Breadth -- Forensic Identification of Single Dyed Hair Strand Now Possible

A single strand of hair in a crime scene contains many clues that can help identify a perpetrator. In a recent study, scientists have combined two modern techniques, called surface-enhanced Raman ...

Ultrafast Dynamics of Chiral Spin Structures Observed After Optical Excitation

A joint research project has achieved a new milestone for the ultra-fast control of ...

Engineering Discovery Challenges Heat Transfer Paradigm That Guides Electronic and Photonic Device Design

A research breakthrough demonstrates a new mechanism to control temperature and extend the lifetime of electronic and photonic devices such as sensors, smart phones and ...

New research provides a solution for the century-and-half-old puzzle of why capillary condensation, a fundamentally microscopic phenomenon involving a few molecular layers of water, can be described ...

Battling COVID-19 Using UV Light

Researchers have found a possible breakthrough in how to manage COVID-19, as well as future viruses. It involves using polymer and oligomer materials activated with UV light in order to kill microbes ...

New Blended Solar Cells Yield High Power Conversion Efficiencies

Researchers have blended together various polymer and molecular semiconductors as photo-absorbers to create a solar cell with increased power efficiencies and electricity ...

Shining a Light on What's Really Happening in Perovskite Solar Cells

Researchers used electron spin resonance spectroscopy to follow the internal deterioration mechanism of perovskite solar cells while they were in operation. They showed correlation between changes in ...

'Game Changer' Perovskite Can Detect Gamma Rays

Scientists have developed a game-changing perovskite material that can be used as a cheaper and highly efficient alternative to gamma-ray ...

Hunting out Hidden Hydrogen: Novel Holey Nanosheets for Detecting Hydrogen Gas Leaks

Although touted as the best clean energy carrier, the explosive nature of hydrogen (H2) warrants highly sensitive gas sensors for detecting H2 leaks. Currently used gas sensors either require high ...

Stretchable Micro-Supercapacitors to Self-Power Wearable Devices

A stretchable system that can harvest energy from human breathing and motion for use in wearable health-monitoring devices may be possible, according to an international team of ...

Algorithms and Automation: Making New Technology Faster and Cheaper

Additive manufacturing (AM) machinery has advanced over time, however, the necessary software for new machines often lags behind. To help mitigate this issue, researchers designed an automated ...

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