Taking magnetism for a spin: Exploring the mysteries of skyrmions

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have discovered the relaxation dynamics of a…

Creating a roadmap for 2-D materials

The rapid growth of research on 2-D materials – materials such as graphene and others that…

Innovative new technique could pave the way for new generation of flexible electronic components

Researchers at the University of Exeter have developed an innovative technique that could help create the…

New method allows direct conversion of carbon fibers and nanotubes into diamond fibers

Research from North Carolina State University has demonstrated a new technique that converts carbon fibers and…

Breakthrough reported in fabricating nanochips

An international team of researchers has reported a breakthrough in fabricating atom-thin processors—a discovery that could…

Unlocking graphene’s superconducting powers with a twist and a squeeze

Teaser: A Columbia-led team has discovered a new method to manipulate the electrical conductivity of this…

Self-assembling nanomaterial offers pathway to more efficient, affordable harnessing of solar power

Solar rays are a plentiful, clean source of energy that is becoming increasingly important as the…

‘GO dough’ makes graphene easy to shape and mold

A Northwestern University team is reshaping the world of graphene—literally. The team has turned graphene oxide (GO) into a…