ArTeMiS Improves APEX Image Quality

Engineers have successfully installed an instrument called ArTeMiS on the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment, resulting in significantly better image quality than earlier APEX images of the same region. A new instrument called ArTeMiS has been successfully installed on APEX — the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment. APEX is a 12-metre diameter telescope located high in the Atacama Desert, […]

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Engineers Build a Carbon Nanotube Computer

A newly published study details how Stanford engineers built a basic computer using carbon nanotubes. A team of Stanford engineers has built a basic computer using carbon nanotubes, a semiconductor material that has the potential to launch a new generation of electronic devices that run faster, while using less energy, than those made from silicon […]

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Nanofabricated Chips Accelerate Electrons at a Rate 10 Times Higher than Conventional Technology

Researchers from the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have used nanofabricated chips of fused silica to accelerate electrons at a rate 10 times higher than conventional particle accelerator technology. Menlo Park, California — In an advance that could dramatically shrink particle accelerators for science and medicine, researchers used a laser to accelerate electrons […]

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Graphene Oxide Polymer Offers a New Mechanism for Multimode Optical Recording

By focusing an ultrashort laser beam onto a graphene oxide polymer, researchers have developed a new material for multimode optical recording. Swinburne University of Technology researchers have shown the potential of a new material for transforming secure optical information storage. In their latest research paper published in Scientific Reports, researchers Xiangping Li, Qiming Zhang, Xi […]

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New Possibilities for Graphene in Thin-Film Photovoltaics

In a newly published study, researchers from the HZB Institute for Silicon Photovoltaics have shown that graphene retains its properties when coated with a thin silicon film, paving the way for new possibilities in solar cells. Graphene has extreme conductivity and is completely transparent while being inexpensive and nontoxic. This makes it a perfect candidate […]

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