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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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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 . 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]

Solid State Research

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The atomic picture of magnetism

August 05, 2014

Atomic scale imaging of magnetic structures allows for new aspects of high-temperature superconductivity to be studied. [more]

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]

 
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