3D Inks that Can Be Erased Selectively

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3D Inks that Can Be Erased Selectively

“KIT Scientists Develop Method for the Specific Degradation of Laser-written Microstructures – Paper in Nature Communications 3D printing by direct laser writing enables production of micro-meter-sized structures for many applications, from biomedicine to microelectronics to optical metamaterials. Researchers of Karlsruhe Institute …

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For ever more efficient optical fibres

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For ever more efficient optical fibres

“EPFL researchers have taught a type of machine learning algorithm to reconstruct images that became blurred while being transmitted through an optical fiber. The work could increase the amount of information transmitted through telecommunications networks, improve endoscopic imaging used in …

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Long-sought carbon structure joins graphene, fullerene family

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Long-sought carbon structure joins graphene, fullerene family

“The discovery of buckyballs surprised and delighted chemists in the 1980s, nanotubes jazzed physicists in the 1990s, and graphene charged up materials scientists in the 2000s, but one nanoscale carbon structure – a negatively curved surface called a schwarzite – has eluded …

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Mbed OS 5.9.5 released

Mbed OS 5.9.5 released

“We are pleased to announce the Mbed OS 5.9.5 release is now available. This is the latest patch release based on the feature set that Mbed OS 5.9 introduces. Summary In this release we have added LPTICKER …

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Molecular switch detects metals in the environment

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Molecular switch detects metals in the environment

“Researchers from UNIGE have developed a new type of chemical sensor capable of detecting the presence of metals in the environment. An international team, led by researchers from the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, has designed a family of molecules …

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Shining a light on the operation of lasers

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Shining a light on the operation of lasers

“asers are widely used as high power sources of light operating at a specific frequency. But how does this frequency get selected when a laser is turned on, and how quickly? Pioneering engineers using terahertz frequency technology have been able …

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