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Researchers use silicon nanoparticles to visualize the coalescence of quantized vortices that occur in superfluid helium

Scientists from the Graduate School of Engineering Science at Osaka University have shown how silicon nanoparticles can become trapped inside the vortices that form...

Reconfigurable silicon nanoantennas controlled by vectorial light field

A new publication from Opto-Electronic Advances considers reconfigurable silicon nanoantennas controlled by vectorial light field. High-index dielectric particles can be induced with intense electric and magnetic...

Scientists synthesize new and ultra-hard material

Russian scientists have synthesized a new ultra-hard material consisting of scandium-containing carbon. It consists of polymerized fullerene molecules with scandium and carbon atoms inside....

Scientists develop a powerful family of 2D materials

Tulane University School of Science and Engineering scientists have developed a new family of two-dimensional materials. This new innovation has promising applications which includes...

A biological motor that consumes chiral fuel drives rotation in one direction around a single covalent bond

University of Manchester scientists have created a molecular motor that consumes chiral fuel to drive rotation around a single covalent bond. The study was...

Researchers take a step toward creating an axle-rotor nanomachine

University of Washington researchers have taken a major step toward the creation of an axle-rotor nanomachine. The study was published in the journal Science. Scientists...

Simulating the attraction of zwitterionic ‘Janus Particles’

The Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology and The Institute of Industrial Science at The University of Tokyo scientists have used a new...

Researchers discover new magnetic phenomenon with industrial potential

Probing the world of the very small is a wonderland for physicists. At this nanoscale, materials as thin as 100 atoms are studied and...

Photocatalysts with built-in electric field helps to remove pollutants from water

Prof. Wu Zhengyan and his research team from the Hefei Institutes of Physical Science of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) have recently introduced...

Nanomagnet arrays can order themselves by increasing entropy, without violating thermodynamics laws

Extremely small arrays of magnets with strange and unusual properties can order themselves by increasing entropy. The tendency of physical systems to disorder which...

A pathway to high-quality ZnSe quantum wires

One-dimensional semiconductor nanowires with strong quantum confinement effect re of great interest for applications in advanced optoelectronics and photochemical conversions. Beyond the state-of-the-art Cd-containing...

Turmeric compound helps grow engineered blood vessels and tissues

UC Riverside bioengineers have found something that can hasten the development of lab-grown blood vessels and other tissues to replace and regenerate damaged tissues...

In a sea of magic angles, ‘twistons’ keep electrons flowing through three layers of graphene

In the quantum materials community, the discovery of superconductivity in two ever-so-slightly twisted layers of graphene made waves a few years ago. Scientists had...

Researchers synthesize carbon nanosolenoid with Riemann surfaces

Albert Einstein constructed equations of general relativity by adopting Riemann geometry. Riemann geometry has provided predictions for the properties of curved carbon materials, in...

Novel supporting material for photocatalyst powders’ recyclable application

Various photocatalyst powders can remove contaminants and microorganisms from water efficiently. But their practical application is limited due to poor recovery performance. Previous studies used...