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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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Complex Systems

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A smart grid –self-organised simply

January 30, 2015

Electricity supply and demand can be coordinated in an entirely decentralised way with the help of a new type of smart grid control. [more]

Complex Systems . Computer Science

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Robot on board

December 18, 2014

The robot "Athena" carries new impulses for robotics research in its luggage [more]

Computer Science

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Tiny motions bring digital doubles to life

December 08, 2014

Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems unveil new technology for motion and shape capture [more]

Quantum Physics . Solid State Research

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Superconductivity without cooling

December 03, 2014

An infrared laser pulse briefly modifies the structure of a high-temperature superconductor and thus removes its electrical resistance even at room temperature [more]

Solid State Research

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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]

 
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