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Gold for iron nanocubes

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Gold for iron nanocubes

“A recent study revealed that by decorating iron nanocubes with gold the functionality of nanoparticles can be increased. One of the major challenges in nanotechnology is the precise control of shape, size and elemental composition of every single nanoparticle. Physical …

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Hidden chargers

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Hidden chargers

“Researchers from the University of Tokyo led by doctoral student Takuya Sasatani, Disney Research and the University of Michigan in the U.S., created and demonstrated a room-sized device which uses magnetic fields to charge compatible devices inside it. “The …

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‘Hot spots’ increase efficiency of solar desalination

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‘Hot spots’ increase efficiency of solar desalination

“Rice University engineers boost output of solar desalination system by 50% Rice University’s solar-powered approach for purifying salt water with sunlight and nanoparticles is even more efficient than its creators first believed. Researchers in Rice’s Laboratory for Nanophotonics …

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Immortal quantum particles

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Immortal quantum particles

“Decay is relentless in the macroscopic world: broken objects do not fit themselves back together again. However, other laws are valid in the quantum world: new research shows that so-called quasiparticles can decay and reorganize themselves again and are thus …

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Laser trick produces high-energy terahertz pulses

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Laser trick produces high-energy terahertz pulses

“Milestone for compact particle accelerators. A team of scientists from DESY and the University of Hamburg has achieved an important milestone in the quest for a new type of compact particle accelerator. Using ultra-powerful pulses of laser light, they were …

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New material with magnetic shape memory

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New material with magnetic shape memory

“Researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI and ETH Zurich have developed a new material whose shape memory is activated by magnetism. It retains a given shape when it is put into a magnetic field. It is a composite material …

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Perfect Quantum Portal Emerges at Exotic Interface

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Perfect Quantum Portal Emerges at Exotic Interface

“A junction between an ordinary metal and a special kind of superconductor has provided a robust platform to observe Klein tunneling. Researchers at the University of Maryland have captured the most direct evidence to date of a quantum quirk that …

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