Researchers map tiny twists in “magic-angle” graphene

Results could help designers engineer high-temperature superconductors and quantum computing devices.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
May 7, 2020 ~9 min

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Recovering “lost dimensions” of images and video

Model could recreate video from motion-blurred images and “corner cameras,” may someday retrieve 3D data from 2D medical images.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
Oct. 16, 2019 ~7 min

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Creating new opportunities from nanoscale materials

MIT Professor Frances Ross is pioneering new techniques to study materials growth and how structure relates to performance.

Denis Paiste | Materials Research Laboratory • mit
Sept. 5, 2019 ~17 min

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First two-dimensional material that performs as both topological insulator and superconductor

MIT researchers have demonstrated that a Tungsten ditelluride-based transistor combines two different electronic states of matter.

Denis Paiste | Materials Research Laboratory • mit
Oct. 31, 2018 ~10 min

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Modeling how colloidal particles spin through a fixed array | MIT News

Summer Scholar Jennifer Coulter works on computer simulations with associate professor of materials science Alfredo Alexander-Katz.

Denis Paiste | Materials Processing Center • mit
Aug. 29, 2016 ~6 min

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J-WAFS Solutions program awards $750,000 in commercialization grants | MIT News

Four new projects and one renewal receive $150,000 in funding for 2016-2017.

Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab • mit
Aug. 12, 2016 ~7 min

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Borrowing from pastry chefs, engineers create nanolayered composites | MIT News

Method to stack hundreds of nanoscale layers could open new vistas in materials science.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
July 21, 2016 ~6 min

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Charging up random access memory | MIT News

Researchers demonstrate room-temperature ferroelectric states in ultra-thin films of tin and tellurium.

Denis Paiste | Materials Processing Center • mit
July 14, 2016 ~9 min

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Study opens new realms of light-matter interaction | MIT News

Some “forbidden” light emissions are in fact possible, could enable new sensors and light-emitting devices.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
July 14, 2016 ~6 min

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