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Magazine

Tomorrow's electronics are diverse. Above all, they take place on the smallest scale. On the nanometre scale, researchers today are already juggling the most varied ingredients: various organic substances on a molecular level or graphene which shows unusual mechanical or electronic characteristics.&nbsp;<a href="#__target_object_not_reachable"> <br /></a>

Nanoelectronics

Tomorrow's electronics are diverse. Above all, they take place on the smallest scale. On the nanometre scale, researchers today are already juggling the most varied ingredients: various organic substances on a molecular level or graphene which shows unusual mechanical or electronic characteristics. 
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A nanolamp with lightning-fast switch

November 14, 2014

A light source and its transistor-operated brightness control shrink to the size of a single molecule [more]

Material Sciences . Solid State Research

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Exemplar crystallites in mussels

October 31, 2014

The growth of the giant Mediterranean fan mussel’s calcitic shell adheres to physical laws already familiar from processes used to optimise steel

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Material Sciences . Solid State Research

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Charge transport jamming in solar cells

October 01, 2014

New insights into working mechanism indicate how novel perovskite solar cells can be further optimised [more]

Chemistry . Plant Research

Algae deliver hydrogen

September 25, 2014

Modified enzymes enable efficient hydrogen production [more]

Chemistry . Structural Biology

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Solar fuels as generated by nature

August 20, 2014

Thanks to new insights into the details of photosynthetic water splitting, the prospects for the development of clean fuels based on water and sunlight are improving [more]

Astronomy . Chemistry

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Each grain is different

August 14, 2014

The interstellar dust particles from the Stardust mission show great variations in their elemental composition and structure [more]

Chemistry . Material Sciences

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A protecting umbrella against oxygen

August 14, 2014

Toward fuel cells built from renewable and abundant components [more]

Chemistry . Material Sciences

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Custom-made nanotubes

August 13, 2014

Carbon nanotubes can be specifically produced with a desired structure from suitable precursor molecules [more]

 
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