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Molecular Memory to Drive Future Mobile Devices

Molecular Memory to Drive Future Mobile Devices

C60 transistor illustration (Credit: Shachar Richter/TAU) Israeli researchers developed a transistor based on a single carbon-60 molecule. This technology could potentially lead to mobile devices with faster and larger memories and much lower power requirements. Even more importantly the new ...

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Toward Greener Chemistry

Toward Greener Chemistry

A team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has recently announced a new, safer method to handle phosphorus – a chemical element which is a critical ingredient in fertilizers, pesticides, detergents, and other industrial and household chemicals. Their ...

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Breakthrough on Blinking Molecules Phenomena

Breakthrough on Blinking Molecules Phenomena

Physicists from the University of Notre Dame discovered new evidence that might lead to a breakthrough in quantum physics. Their experiments dealt with a phenomenon called “blinking molecules”, which was considered one of quantum physics’ mysteries.   Boldizsár Jankó, Pavel ...

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Molecular Gear at the Nanoscale

Molecular Gear at the Nanoscale

Scientists from Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), specifically from the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), have created the world’s first molecular gear, using advanced nanoscale technologies. This achievement marks a radical shift in the scientific ...

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Controlling Quantum States

Controlling Quantum States

An international team of researchers has demonstrated that it can manipulate the quantum state of a single electron in a silicon transistor by placing the electron in two places at once. Their breakthrough could point the way towards a practical ...

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