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May 10, 2015
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Precision Growth of Light-emitting Nanowires

Berkeley Lab team shows metal-alloy catalysts give more control in nanowire fabrication. A novel approach to growing nanowires promises a new means of control over their light-emitting and electronic properties. In a recent issue of Nano Letters, scientists from the U.S. … Continue reading

November 1, 2014
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Nuclear Spins Control Current in Plastic LED

Step toward Quantum Computing, Spintronic Memory, Better Displays University of Utah physicists read the subatomic “spins” in the centers or nuclei of hydrogen isotopes, and used the data to control current that powered light in a cheap, plastic LED – … Continue reading

March 4, 2014
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‘Photon glue’ enables a new quantum mechanical state

ANN ARBOR — Like a spring connecting two swings, light can act as photon glue that binds together the quantum mechanical properties of two vastly different materials. The effect could harness the most useful characteristics from each material for hybrid … Continue reading

June 2, 2013
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New Technique May Open Up an Era of Atomic-scale Semiconductor Devices

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new technique for creating high-quality semiconductor thin films at the atomic scale – meaning the films are only one atom thick. The technique can be used to create these thin films … Continue reading

February 19, 2012
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Building A Better Trap

Fieldwork in Peru’s Andes Mountains is demanding, especially when it involves hauling heavy equipment to remote sites that are accessible only by traversing the region’s rugged terrain. But the task of collecting insects for the study of vector-borne diseases and … Continue reading