New research maps out a huge number of carbon nanotube colors. "Carbon, which we see as black, can appear transparent or take on any color of the rainbow."
Dec. 15, 2020 • ~8 min
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Family of compounds could someday be useful for fuel cells, supercapacitors, catalysts, and sensors.
Nov. 23, 2020 • ~6 min
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Using an alcohol mixture, researchers modified how ink droplets dry, enabling cheap industrial-scale printing of electronic devices at unprecedented scales.
Aug. 12, 2020 • ~5 min
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With funding from MISTI, physicists at MIT and in Israel collaborate to improve understanding and use of quantum light.
July 27, 2020 • ~8 min
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New roll-to-roll production method could enable lightweight, flexible solar devices and a new generation of display screens.
June 5, 2020 • ~6 min
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Results could help designers engineer high-temperature superconductors and quantum computing devices.
May 7, 2020 • ~9 min
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Device for harnessing terahertz radiation might enable self-powering implants, cellphones, other portable electronics.
March 27, 2020 • ~8 min
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