Nanoscience News

11/22/2016

Major Advance in Solar Cells Made From Cheap, Easy-To-Use Perovskite

New technique sandwiches two types of perovskite into a single photovoltaic cell to improve efficiency.

11/14/2016

We Gather Here Today to Join Lasers and Anti-Lasers

Berkeley Lab scientists say marriage opens door to development of single device with exceptional range of optical capabilities

11/07/2016

Creating a Slippery Slope on the Surface of Medical Implants

Self-healing slippery coating applied on the surface of an implanted medical device protects against infectious biofilm formation.

10/25/2016

More Stable Qubits in Perfectly Normal Silicon

The stability of qubits could be maintained 100 times more effectively in silicon than in the semiconductor material gallium arsenide.

10/25/2016

Electron Spins Talk to Each Other Via a 'Quantum Mediator'

TU Delft researchers make two non-neighbouring electrons communicate with each other for the first time.

10/24/2016

Call for Submissions: Kavli Microbiome Ideas Challenge

Submit your ideas for groundbreaking experimental tools and methods for understanding microbial function.

10/18/2016

UC Berkeley to Partner on $24 Million Imaging Science Center

UC Berkeley will help lead the new Science and Technology Center on Real-Time Functional Imaging

10/03/2016

An Unobstructed View Into the Human Body

An antifouling coating could help clinicians see clearly during endoscope procedures.

09/23/2016

Nanoscale Tetrapods Could Provide Early Warning of a Material’s Failure

Berkeley Lab scientists are developing a new way to detect microscopic fractures in materials in the field.

09/23/2016

A Conscious Coupling of Magnetic and Electric Materials

New multiferroic material by Berkeley Lab and Cornell researchers is a big step in march toward ultra-low power electronics.

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