Category Archives: Berkeley Lab

New Ultrathin Capacitor Could Enable Energy-Efficient Microchips

Scientists turn century-old material into a thin film for next-gen memory and logic devices. Continue reading

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Skyrmions on the Rise – New 2D Material Advances Low-Power Computing

New materials with exotic magnetic features could enable the next generation of tiny, fast electronic devices. Continue reading

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Technique Tunes Into Graphene Nanoribbons’ Electronic Potential

Breakthrough could lead to high-speed, low-power nanoscale data storage. Continue reading

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New Technique Improves Conversion of Carbon Dioxide Into Liquid Fuels

A copper surface coated with layered thin films helps to create useful chemicals from a polluting greenhouse gas. Continue reading

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Research Team Unlocks Path to a Quantum Future

Developing new pathways to create and protect quantum coherence will enable exquisitely sensitive measurement and information processing devices that function at ambient or even extreme conditions. Continue reading

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LED Material Shines Under Strain

Researchers devise a simple tactic to increase the efficiency of LED devices Continue reading

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Speeding Toward Improved Hydrogen Fuel Production

A new nanomaterial helps obtain hydrogen from a liquid energy carrier, in a key step toward a stable and clean fuel source. Continue reading

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Charges Cascading Along a Molecular Chain

Removing one charged molecule from a one-dimensional array causes the others to alternately turn ‘on’ or ‘off,’ paving the way for information transfer in tiny circuits. Continue reading

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An Electrical Trigger Fires Single, Identical Photons

The precisely controlled photon source, made from an atomically thin semiconducting material, could aid the development of advanced quantum communication. Read more at Berkeley Lab…

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Toward an Ultrahigh Energy Density Capacitor

By introducing defects to a common material, Berkeley Lab researchers create a highly efficient capacitor with dramatically increased energy density. Continue reading

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