Armchair nanoribbons made into spintronic device

Washington, D.C. (January 25, 2011) — In a development that may revolutionize handheld electronics, flat-panel displays, touch panels, electronic ink, and solar cells, as well as drastically reduce their manufacturing costs, physicists in Iran ha…

Graphene and ‘spintronics’ combo looks promising

Washington, D.C. (January 25, 2011) — A team of physicists has taken a big step toward the development of useful graphene spintronic devices. The physicists, from the City University of Hong Kong and the University of Science and Technology of C…

Iridium memories

Washington, D.C. (December 14, 2010) — One of the rarest metals on Earth may be an excellent option for enabling future flash memory chips to continue to increase in speed and density, according to a group of researchers in Taiwan.
“Incorporating…

Single quantum dot nanowire photodetectors

Washington, D.C. (December 14, 2010) — Moving a step closer toward quantum computing, a research team in the Netherlands recently fabricated a photodetector based on a single nanowire, in which the active element is a single quantum dot with …

Get more stuff like this
in your inbox

From anti-aging to the search for alien life, we promise to never bore.