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Scientist models molecular switch

Michigan Technological University physicist Ranjit Pati and his team have developed a model to explain the mechanism behind computing's elusive Holy Grail, the single molecular switch. If born out experimentally, his work could help explode Moore's Law and could revolutionize computing technology.

Posted: Jun 16th, 2008

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Researchers develop ultra low-cost plastic memory

Researchers at the Zernike Institute of Advanced Materials at the University of Groningen have developed a technology for a plastic ferro-electric diode which they believe will achieve a breakthrough in the development of ultra low-cost plastic memory material.

Posted: Jun 16th, 2008

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Strategic Fraunhofer Cooperation for the roll-to-roll fabrication of organic light diodes and solar cells

The Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems (IPMS), one of the leading research institutes in the field of organic-based materials and devices, as well as the Fraunhofer Institute for Electron Beam and Plasma Technology (FEP), leader in the field of large-area vacuum deposition on flexible substrates, have joined forces in the development of a technology for an organic devices roll-to-roll production process.

Posted: Jun 16th, 2008

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Resolving photon numbers

A paper published online this week in Nature Photonics reveals a design for 'photon-number-resolving detectors' that is simple, efficient and compatible with cost-effective mass production

Posted: Jun 15th, 2008

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Nanotechnology tests Russia's hi-tech ambitions

Scientists across Russia are setting their minds to new inventions to net some of the billions of state dollars being poured into the field of nanotechnology. But they remain sceptical after years of neglect by the government.

Posted: Jun 15th, 2008

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Nanotechnology for alternative energy sources

The Sykes Research Group at Tufts University has posted a YouTube video that provides an introduction to the study of alternative energy sources and the role that nanotechnology techniques and applications play.

Posted: Jun 14th, 2008

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Nanotechnology goes haute couture

By adding nanoparticles made of pure gold and silver to fine Marino wool, researchers in New Zealand have created a rainbow of unexpected colors intended for high-end, couture fashion designers.

Posted: Jun 13th, 2008

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