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Materials & Nanotechnology News

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Strong near-infrared emissive materials with earth-abundant metal ions

Strong near-infrared emission with earth-abundant metal ions

Katja Heinze, from the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany, explains a successful approach for the design of sustainable near-infrared emissive materials with earth-abundant elements. Red...
Looking for symmetrons and dark matter

Looking for symmetrons and dark matter

A high-precision experiment led by Vienna’s Technical University has set its sights on pinpointing the so-far hypothetical ‘symmetron fields’ using the PF2 ultra-cold neutron...
Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory is close to developing a Si-based quantum computer

Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory is close to developing a Si-based quantum computer

A research team led by Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory has developed a highly-sensitive readout detector for Si-CMOS based quantum computer. Hitachi Europe Ltd. has announced that...
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...

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