Main attraction: Scientists create world’s thinnest magnet

IMAGE: Illustration of magnetic coupling in a cobalt-doped zinc-oxide monolayer. Red, blue, and yellow spheres represent cobalt, oxygen, and zinc atoms, respectively. view more  Credit: Berkeley Lab The advancement of... Read more »

Tiny but mighty precipitates toughen a structural alloy

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, have actually discovered a method to concurrently increase the strength and ductility of... Read more »

New technology and partnerships to aid scientists facing critical global challenges

IMAGE: Professor Richard Palmer and Dr. Yubiao Niu from Swansea University with the new nanoparticle instrument at Diamond Light Source. view more  Credit: Henry Hoddinott. A new cutting edge instrument... Read more »

Breathing new life into existing tech: FT-IR spectrometer shows molecular orientation

IMAGE: 3D printable optical setup with built-in pattern chamber for a FT-IR spectrometer. Sample is placed on the Si ATR crystals for measurement. view more  Credit: ©M. Takahashi & Ok.... Read more »

One step towards a daily-use deep UV light source for sterilization and disinfection

IMAGE: Schematic of GaN monolithic microcavity Second-Harmonic Generation (SHG) gadget on a Si pedestal structure. view more  Credit: Osaka University Osaka, Japan – Researchers from the Graduate School of Engineering... Read more »

Discovery of huge Raman scattering at atomic point contact

IMAGE: Figure 1 (a) Illustration of the experiment. (b) Scanning electron micrograph of a Ag suggestion (top) and scanning tunneling microscopy image of the Si(111)-7×7 surface area. (c) Atomic point... Read more »

Nondestructive characterization technique helps gallium nitride crystal developments

IMAGE: Measurement system and observation picture of TDs in GaN semiconductor by multiphoton excitation photoluminescence technique. TDs are observed as dark lines. view more  Credit: Osaka University Osaka – Gallium... Read more »

Transforming circles into squares | Livescience.Tech! Science News

IMAGE: Researchers encoded patterns and styles into the product by making small, undetectable tweaks to the geometry of the triangular lattice. view more  Credit: (Image thanks to Shucong Li/Bolei Deng/Harvard... Read more »

Nanoparticles reveal their location via mirror SELFI

Can a mirror turn an orange into a doughnut? The response is absolutely no in the genuine (macro) world. But at the nanoscale, a mirror can turn an “orange”... Read more »

Cohesive circuit protection for wearable electronics

IMAGE: Water is harmful to electronic gadgets due to the fact that it quickly triggers brief circuits and mishaps, such as overheating/ignition. By finish electronic circuits with cellulose nanofibers (CNFs),... Read more »