In a new realm of materials, PhD student Thanh Nguyen uses neutrons to hunt for exotic properties that could power real-world applications.
Nov. 20, 2020 • ~8 min
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New thermal photovoltaics reflect 99% of the energy they can't convert to electricity. They could help cut the price of storing renewable energy as heat.
Sept. 23, 2020 • ~7 min
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MIT researchers grow perfectly shaped germanium tunnels on silicon oxide with controllable length.
Jan. 31, 2020 • ~10 min
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Using 2D materials and 3D integration practices could take integrated chips beyond their limits and keep Moore's Law going indefinitely, researchers say.
Jan. 3, 2020 • ~8 min
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Bending organic semiconductors can seriously up the speed of the electricity flowing through them, which could pave the way for better electronics.
Dec. 3, 2019 • ~3 min
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A visualization of the electronic structure of semiconductors made with 2D materials may pave the way for quantum computers and better mobile devices.
July 23, 2019 • ~6 min
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Researchers have found that certain organic semiconducting materials can transport spin faster than they conduct charge, a phenomenon which could eventually power faster, more energy-efficient computers.
March 26, 2019 • ~5 min
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Controlling light from exotic crystal semiconductors could pave the way for better solar panels, displays, and more.
March 21, 2019 • ~4 min
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A team of Cambridge researchers have found a way to control the sea of nuclei in semiconductor quantum dots so they can operate as a quantum memory device.
Feb. 22, 2019 • ~5 min
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