Tag Archives: Materials Sciences

Dark Matter Goes Down to the Wire

A superconducting nanowire detector places new bounds on how a hypothetical lightweight dark matter particle interacts with electrons. Continue reading

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A Faster Charge for Electric Vehicles

A simple heating routine speeds up Li-ion battery charging to just 10
minutes. Continue reading

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Machine-Learning Tool Solves Metamaterial Jigsaw

A new tool can determine whether a collection of building blocks will
assemble into a mechanically sound structure. Continue reading

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Boron Nitride with a Twist Could Lead to New Way to Make Qubits

Easy control over bright emissions from the crystalline material offer a route toward scalable quantum computing and sensing. Continue reading

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An Exotic Fractional Quantum Hall State

The even-denominator state appears in a 2D quasiparticle system, but researchers still can’t explain its origin. Continue reading

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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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