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Researchers at Columbia Engineering Create the First Single-Molecule Diode

Researchers at Columbia Engineering Create the First Single-Molecule Diode

A new technique has been developed by a research team from Columbia Engineering in order to create the first ever single-molecule diode. [More]
Innovative Method to Design High-Current, High-Performing Superconductors

Innovative Method to Design High-Current, High-Performing Superconductors

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, the Argonne National Laboratory, and the University of Illinois have shown that superconductivity could be boosted by radiation bombardment. [More]
Black Nanostructured Silicon Solar Cells Demonstrate Record-Breaking Efficiency

Black Nanostructured Silicon Solar Cells Demonstrate Record-Breaking Efficiency

Researchers from the Aalto University and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya have achieved a record-breaking 22.1% efficiency on nanostructured silicon solar cells. The Fraunhofer ISE CalLab has certified this record efficiency. [More]
Laser Zone Annealing Technique Enables Rapid Self-Assembly at the Nanoscale

Laser Zone Annealing Technique Enables Rapid Self-Assembly at the Nanoscale

Researchers from the Brookhaven National Laboratory of the US Department of Energy have succeeded in developing a laser-based method for executing self-assembly at the nanoscale with excellent ease and efficiency. [More]

Horiba Scientific Present Webinar on Characterization Techniques for 2D Nanocrystals

Horiba Scientific and Spectroscopy Online will present a webinar on photoluminescence and Raman imaging for the characterization of 2D nanocrystals, on May 19th at 10:00am PDT/1:00pm ET. Two-Dimensional (2D) crystals ... [More]
ORNL Researchers Design Antireflective, Superhydrophobic Glass Coating

ORNL Researchers Design Antireflective, Superhydrophobic Glass Coating

Drawing inspiration from a lotus leaf and moth’s eye, a research group at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) of the Department of Energy has developed an antireflective, superhydrophobic glass coating. [More]
Researchers Fabricate High-Performance 3D Microbatteries by Combining 2D Photolithography and 3D Holographic Lithography

Researchers Fabricate High-Performance 3D Microbatteries by Combining 2D Photolithography and 3D Holographic Lithography

A high-performance 3D microbattery has been fabricated by a research team at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign using a unique combination of 2D photolithography and 3D holographic lithography. This breakthrough device is ideally suited for on-chip integration with microelectronic devices on a large scale. [More]
New Technique for Creating Nanoscale Whispering Galleries for Graphene Electrons

New Technique for Creating Nanoscale Whispering Galleries for Graphene Electrons

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed nanoscale whispering galleries for graphene electrons. [More]
New Method to More Accurately Model 2D Structures Through Geometry

New Method to More Accurately Model 2D Structures Through Geometry

A research team from University of Arkansas has proposed a new method for modeling 2D structures more accurately through geometry. This new approach allows them to conclude how shape differences affect properties of atomic materials. [More]
MIT Researchers Enable Durable Filtration Membranes by Plugging Up Graphene Defects

MIT Researchers Enable Durable Filtration Membranes by Plugging Up Graphene Defects

Researchers from MIT, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory have come up with a novel method to fill the defects or holes in graphene. [More]