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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. [more]

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Chemistry . Material Sciences

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Skin that can flex its muscles

July 21, 2014

A membrane curls fast and furiously when it comes into contact with a solvent vapour [more]

Material Sciences . Quantum Physics

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Hollow optical fibres for UV light

July 03, 2014

New optical waveguides improve precision investigations in physics, chemistry and life sciences [more]

Material Sciences

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Bristling nanolayer

June 25, 2014

A new synthesis method enables the production of wafer-thin carbon layers for a wide range of applications [more]

Material Sciences . Structural Biology

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The large wandering spider bites forever

June 12, 2014

The fangs of the venomous spider C. salei allow it to safely pierce the chitinous armour of prey insects [more]

Chemistry . Material Sciences

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Flowing water energises minerals

June 11, 2014

The electric charge of mineral surfaces changes in flowing water – a finding that is also important for understanding geological processes [more]

Material Sciences . Quantum Physics . Solid State Research

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Change of perspective in the electronic landscape

June 02, 2014

The conventional electronic model for metals is not valid for bismuth [more]

Chemistry . Material Sciences

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Nanotechnology in a glass sponge

February 24, 2014

The marine sponge Monorhaphis chuni (M. Chuni) forms a glass filament with a perfect periodic arrangement of nanopores employing a similar method that is used for fabrication of man-made mesoporous nanomaterials [more]

Material Sciences . Solid State Research

Resistance makes waves

December 23, 2013

There is a growing understanding of the conditions required for superconductivity and how it can be achieved at realistic temperatures [more]

 
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