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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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Material Sciences . Quantum Physics

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DNA used as a lightswitch

July 21, 2014

A nanostructure made from two tiny gold rods reversibly changes its optical properties when specific DNA molecules are added

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Quantum Physics . Solid State Research

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Quantum computation in diamond

February 19, 2014

Researchers have succeeded in performing a logic operation and error correction in a quantum register made from nuclear spins of the gemstone [more]

Solid State Research

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New catalyst for fuel cells

December 13, 2013

Researchers discover a potential substitute for platinum [more]

Chemistry . Material Sciences

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Rust protection from nanocapsules

November 06, 2013

Containers made of a conductive polymer only open in the presence of corrosion and release anticorrosive payloads [more]

Material Sciences . Quantum Physics

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Graphene can emit laser flashes

October 25, 2013

Individual layers of carbon atoms are suitable as active material for terahertz lasers, as they permit population inversion [more]

Material Sciences

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Designing and building nanocomponents to spec

August 13, 2013

Hybrid, multifunctional nanostructures with diverse 3D shapes and complex material composition can now be manufactured with a precise and efficient fabrication technique

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Material Sciences

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Disorder creates rust protection

August 08, 2013

A material’s nanostructure is decisive in determining how resistant it is against corrosion

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Chemistry . Material Sciences

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In the no man's land of ice crystals

May 23, 2013

Simulations allow first insights into the crystallization of tiny water droplets [more]

 
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