Study unlocks full potential of graphene

New research reveals why the “supermaterial” graphene has not transformed electronics as promised, and shows how to double its performance and finally harness its...

New ultralight material offers many uses for plastic waste

The National University of Singapore team said it had found a way to convert bottles made from polyethylene terephthalate (PET) into aerogels that have...

The force of the vacuum

Scientists from the Theory Department of the Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter (MPSD) at the Center for Free-Electron Laser...

‘Magnetic topological insulator’ makes its own magnetic field

A team of U.S. and Korean physicists has found the first evidence of a two-dimensional material that can become a magnetic topological insulator even...

Acetal Bearing Housings, Two-Bolt Flange

Plastic Machining Company offers low friction, precision tolerance, two-bolt flange bearing housings made from durable close-tolerance acetal. Identical to their metal counterparts, these two-bolt...

Bending light around tight corners

Engineers at Duke University have demonstrated a device that can direct photons of light around sharp corners with virtually no losses due to backscattering,...

All plastic waste could be recycled into new plastic

A research group at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, has developed an efficient process for breaking down any plastic waste to a molecular level....

“Lazarus Superconductivity” Observed in uranium ditelluride

Researchers from the University of Maryland, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (National MagLab) and the...
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Topological behavior of electrons in 3-D magnetic material

An international team of researchers led by scientists at Princeton University has found that a magnetic material at room temperature enables electrons to behave...

Organic material for lithium battery anode

At JST Strategic Basic Research Programs, the research group led by associate professor Yuya Oaki and graduate student (at the time) Hiromichi Numazawa of...