Thursday, July 18, 2019

Materials & Nanotechnology News

SciTech Europa brings you the latest Materials & Nanotechnology News from across the field of European Science & Technology Research, Development and Innovation.

UK delivers super-cool kit to USA for next-generation dark matter experiment

UK delivers super-cool kit to USA for next-generation dark matter experiment

A UK built titanium chamber designed to keep its contents at -100°C has been shipped to the USA, where it will soon become part...
Could faster photons enable total data security?

Could faster photons enable total data security?

Researchers at the University of Sheffield, UK, have solved a key puzzle in quantum physics that could help to enable total data security. A team...
Two independent magnetic skyrmion phases discovered in a single material

Two independent magnetic skyrmion phases discovered in a single material

For the first time, a team of researchers have discovered two different magnetic skyrmion phases in a single material, leading to a better understanding...
Graphene smart membranes can control water

Graphene smart membranes can control water

Researchers at the University of Manchester’s National Graphene Institute (NGI) have achieved a long-sought-after objective of electrically controlling water flow through graphene smart membranes. This...
Particle physics and the discovery of scattering of W and Z bosons

Particle physics and the discovery of scattering of W and Z bosons

Particle physicists from Technische Universität Dresden, Germany, together with international research colleagues, have discovered an extremely rare process that can be compared to tiny...
Can an electron beam manipulate single atoms?

Can an electron beam manipulate single atoms?

Researchers at the University of Vienna, Austria, have pioneered a technique that uses electron beams to manipulate single atoms, making it possible to control...
New superconductor technology for the transmission grid

New superconductor technology for the transmission grid

Researchers have designed a superconductor technology to produce a cable for high-voltage power transmission – a feasibility study reveals advantages over a conventional cable...
Porous materials shed light on environment purification

Porous materials shed light on environment purification

A joint research group from Spain and Japan have developed porous materials that are thermally and chemically durable organic frameworks with large surface area. Over...
Launching an international laboratory to study the properties of matter

Launching an international laboratory to study the properties of matter

French researchers and Japanese engineers are teaming up to develop a new electron microscope capable of studying the properties of matter at very small...
Graphene Engineering Innovation centre announces first partners

Graphene Engineering Innovation centre announces first partners

The University of Manchester’s recently completed £60m (~€68m) Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC) has agreed the first in a series of industrial partnerships to...

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