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Splitting crystals for 2D metallic conductivity
20 Feb 2018
Adding oxygen atoms to a perovskite-like crystal material splits it into layers, giving it unique electrical properties.
Unprecedented single-digit-nanometer magnetic tunnel junction demonstrated
20 Feb 2018
Researchers have developed ultra-small magnetic tunnel junctions with high retention properties for use in semiconductor technologies.
A new water-soluble warped nanographene.
19 Feb 2018
~ A new water-soluble nanocarbon triggers cell death when exposed to light ~
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16 Feb 2018
In a recent study, researchers from the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, have designed a novel approach to trap and manoeuvre objects as small as 100 nm.
14 Feb 2018
Qatar University (QU) and The University of Newcastle – Australia signed on February 11 a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen their collaboration and cooperate on the design and development of advanced materials for energy and environmental applications.
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13 Feb 2018
A team of researchers in Korea has successfully developed an alternative and cheap anode material for excellent and ultra-stable alkaline water electrolysis.
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09 Feb 2018
Synthesis of a water-soluble warped nanographene and its application for photo-induced cell death
Stacking on the graphene
09 Feb 2018
Tohoku University researchers have fabricated two types of trilayer graphene with different electrical properties.
A new method for nanographene synthesis by zipping up partially fused aromatics.
08 Feb 2018
A fast and efficient method for graphene nanoribbon synthesis Scientists at Nagoya University have now developed a fast way to form nanographenes in a controlled fashion.
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01 Feb 2018
Developing 2D materials similar to graphene remains a challenge, but chemists are making progress — moving closer to smaller and faster electronics and photonics.
Silicon waves
30 Jan 2018
Ultrathin, rigid silicon segments that are wired through interdigitated metal contacts produce ultraflexible high-performance solar cells.
UNIST research team with world's first stretchable aqueous Li-ion batteries.
26 Jan 2018
A team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), has succeeded in developing world's first stretchable aqueous Li-ion batteries that may power the next generation of wearable devices.
Ultralow power consumption for data recording
24 Jan 2018
Researchers have made a discovery that could see a drastic reduction in power consumption for data recording.
Smart Baby Pillow 1
24 Jan 2018
A team of students, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has succeeded in developing a smart baby pillow to help prevent and correct mild cases of flat head syndrome. This innovative device has also recently won a gold award at a business idea competition.
Researchers in applied physics at KAUST
22 Jan 2018
Fine tuning the composition of nitride alloys can further the development of optical and electronic interface devices.
Crystal Clear
22 Jan 2018
Atomic-resolution transmission electron microscopy of electron beam-sensitive crystalline materials
Stanene, a cousin of graphene, formed on a physically and chemically controlled surface
19 Jan 2018
Nagoya University-led researchers have produced 2D sheets of tin atoms predicted to have exotic uses in electronics.
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18 Jan 2018
Novel video feature extractor uses 20 times less power than existing chips and could reduce the size of untethered vision systems down to the millimetre range
Professor Hoon-Eui Jeong and Hyun-Ha Park at UNIST
16 Jan 2018
An international team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has succeeded in developing a new type of underwater adhesives that are tougher than the natural biological counterpart.
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26 Dec 2017
An international team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has succeeded in developing a novel deuterium separation method, using a special class of metal organic frameworks (MOFs) whose pore dimensions change upon gas adsorption.
26 Dec 2017
A research team from Korea succeeded develop mass spectrometry imaging system to analyze living biological samples in the atmospheric pressure environment at resolution of 3 several micrometers. The approach could be applied in molecular biology and medical diagnosis fields.
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20 Dec 2017
Creating teardrop-like gas cavities around metal spheres enables practically friction-free travel through liquids.
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20 Dec 2017
Trapping molecules on custom-designed porous surfaces becomes easier with a new model that unifies previous theories of adsorption.
Nunes
20 Dec 2017
Tailor-made membranes offer a cleaner method for the industrial-scale separation of chemical mixtures, says Suzana Nunes. But first we need to make their manufacture greener.
13 Dec 2017
A theoretical model will allow systematic study of a promising class of peculiar quantum states.
Oil and water
12 Dec 2017
Silicon microelectronics and biomedical fields could benefit from a safe and cost-effective way to synthesize nanoparticles.
UV-LED
12 Dec 2017
High-speed communication systems based on ultraviolet radiation are now in sight.
Professor Je-Hyung Kim
12 Dec 2017
An international team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea’s Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has presented a core technology for quantum photonic devices used in quantum information processing. Their work has been published in the November issue of the prestigious journal, Nano Letters.
Marshmallow-like silicone gels successfully used as insulation in containers for cryopreserved embryos
07 Dec 2017
As the genetic modification of mice is increasingly used in medical and biological research.

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