Category - Electronics

Scientists make strong, super-tough carbon sheets at low temperature

The team made the sheets by chemically stitching together platelets of graphitic carbon, which is si...

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Optical, electrical bistability study sheds light on next-gen high speed data transfer

This week, in the Journal of Applied Physics, from AIP Publishing, a research team from the Universi...

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Iron-rich lamellae in the semiconductor

There is often a pronounced symmetry when you look at the lattice of crystals: it doesn't matter whe...

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Physicists uncover why nanomaterial loses superconductivity

The struggle to keep drinks cold during the summer is a lesson in classical phase transitions. To st...

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Superconductor’s strange behavior results in new laboratory tool

The material in which the new quantum state was discovered is bismuth selenide, or Bi2Se3. This mate...

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Nanomagnets levitate thanks to quantum physics

In collaboration with researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics, Munich, physicis...

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Electrons moving in a magnetic field exhibit strange quantum behavior

The dynamic behavior of electrons in magnetic fields is crucial for understanding physical processes...

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Trickling electrons: Close to absolute zero, the particles exhibit their quantum nature

Flowing water from a tap feels like a homogeneous medium -- it is impossible to distinguish between...

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Transistor built from a molecule and a few atoms

Transistors have a channel region between two external contacts and an electrical gate electrode to...

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The thinnest photodetector in the world

Graphene is a fantastic material: It's conductive, thin (just one-atom thick), transparent and flexi...

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Internet of things made simple: One sensor package does work of many

The plug-in sensor package they've developed monitors multiple phenomena in a room, including things...

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Engineers invent smart microchip that can self-start and operate when battery runs out

Currently, batteries in IoT devices are much larger and up to three times more expensive than the si...

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A new spin in nano-electronics

For a long time, there has been one reliable rule of thumb in the world of information technology: T...

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Graphene flakes for future transistors

"We have been able to observe two key phenomena by analysing the properties of graphene nanoflakes....

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Thermoelectric generator on glass fabric for wearable electronic devices

A team of KAIST researchers headed by Byung Jin Cho, a professor of electrical engineering, proposed...

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Wireless power transfer achieved at 5-meter distance

Chun T. Rim, a professor of Nuclear & Quantum Engineering at KAIST, and his team showcased, on A...

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Quartz powder for the battery of the future

The lithium-sulphur battery is considered a promising candidate for future energy storage devices: T...

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Fast charging cycles make batteries age more quickly: X-ray study images damage in lithium-ion batteries

Lithium-ion batteries are very common because they possess a high charge density. Typically the stor...

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Unveiling distribution of defects in proton conductors

Lowering the operating temperature to an "intermediate" range of 300-500°C would, in effect, enable...

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Folding robots: No battery, no wire, no problem

The research team's robots are flat and thin (resembling the paper on which they're based) plastic t...

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