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Public Release: 12-Apr-2017
Baraniuk elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Rice University professor and engineer Richard Baraniuk has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Rice University professor and engineer Richard Baraniuk has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is one of 228 new members announced today by the academy, which honors some of the world's most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists and civic, business and philanthropic leaders.

Contact: B.J. Almond
Rice University

Public Release: 11-Apr-2017
Nature Communications
Microprocessors based on a layer of just 3 atoms
Microprocessors based on atomically thin materials hold the promise of the evolution of traditional processors as well as new applications in the field of flexible electronics. Now, a TU Wien research team led by Thomas Müller has made a breakthrough in this field as part of an ongoing research project.

Contact: Dr. Thomas Mueller
Vienna University of Technology

Public Release: 11-Apr-2017
Nature Communications
Flexible processors with atomically thin materials
The first fully functional microprocessor logic devices based on few-atom-thick layered materials have been demonstrated by researchers from the Graphene Flagship, working at TU Vienna in Austria, with promise for integrating computational power into everyday objects and surfaces
Graphene Flagship, Austrian Science Fund FWF

Contact: Sophia Lloyd
Graphene Flagship

Public Release: 10-Apr-2017
Advanced Healthcare Materials
Iowa State researchers use graphene, electricity to change stem cells for nerve regrowth
Two Iowa State research groups are combining their expertise to change stem cells for nerve regrowth. The groups -- led by Jonathan Claussen of mechanical engineering and Surya Mallapragada of chemical and biological engineering -- just published their findings in the scientific journal Advanced Healthcare Materials.
Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust, US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Iowa State's College of Engineering

Contact: Jonathan Claussen
Iowa State University

Public Release: 10-Apr-2017
Annual IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering
Federico Rosei receives IEEE Canada's Outstanding Engineer Award
Professor Federico Rosei, Director of the INRS Centre Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications, is the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Engineer Award from IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Canada. The award recognizes outstanding Canadian engineers who have made important contributions to electrical and electronics engineering.

Contact: Gisèle Bolduc
Institut national de la recherche scientifique - INRS

Public Release: 10-Apr-2017
Nature Communications
Ultra-thin multilayer film for next-generation data storage and processing
A team of scientists led by Associate Professor Yang Hyunsoo from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the National University of Singapore's Faculty of Engineering has invented a novel ultra-thin multilayer film which could harness the properties of skyrmions as information carriers for storing and processing data on magnetic media.

Contact: Carolyn Fong
National University of Singapore

Public Release: 10-Apr-2017
Nature Biomedical Engineering
Light-emitting particles open new window for biological imaging
For certain frequencies of short-wave infrared light, most biological tissues are nearly as transparent as glass. Now, researchers have made tiny particles that can be injected into the body, where they emit those penetrating frequencies. The advance may provide a new way of making detailed images of internal body structures such as fine networks of blood vessels.
NIH/National Cancer Institute, the National Foundation for Cancer Research, Warshaw Institute for Pancreatic Cancer Research, Massachusetts General Hospital Executive Committee on Research, Army Research Office

Contact: Abby Abazorius
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Public Release: 7-Apr-2017
Physics Review Letters
UNM physicist discovers strange forces acting on nanoparticles
A new scientific paper published, in part, by a University of New Mexico physicist is shedding light on a strange force impacting particles at the smallest level of the material world.

Contact: Aaron Hilf
University of New Mexico

Public Release: 7-Apr-2017
Graphene Flagship researches create thin film transistors printed with layered materials
Graphene Flagship researchers from AMBER at Trinity College Dublin have fabricated printed transistors consisting entirely of layered materials. Published today in the leading journal Science the team's findings have the potential to cheaply print a range of electronic devices from solar cells to LEDs with applications from interactive smart food and drug labels to next-generation banknote security and e-passports.
Science Foundation Ireland, European Commission, and European Research Council

Contact: Sian Fogden
Graphene Flagship

Public Release: 6-Apr-2017
Hannover Messe
Superconductor Science and Technology
Physicists develop ultrathin superconducting film
Experimental physicists in the research group led by Professor Uwe Hartmann at Saarland University have developed a thin nanomaterial with superconducting properties. Below about -200 °C these materials conduct electricity without loss, levitate magnets and can screen magnetic fields. The particularly interesting aspect of this work is that the research team has succeeded in creating superconducting nanowires that can be woven into an ultra-thin film that is as flexible as cling film.
Volkswagen Foundation, German Research Foundation

Contact: Prof. Dr. Uwe Hartmann
Saarland University

Public Release: 6-Apr-2017
Physics of the Solid State
Scientists created nanopowders for the synthesis of new aluminum alloys
The research team of Siberian Federal University together with the scientists of the Krasnoyarsk Scientific Center of the SB RAS has developed a method for the synthesis of aluminum alloys, the use of which will allow the creation of new types of products with improved characteristics based on aluminum.

Contact: Yaroslava Zhigalova
Siberian Federal University

Public Release: 6-Apr-2017
Irish researchers make major breakthrough in smart printed electronics
Researchers in Ireland have fabricated printed transistors consisting entirely of 2-dimensional nanomaterials for the first time. This breakthrough could unlock the potential for applications such as food packaging that displays a digital countdown to warn you of spoiling, wine labels that alert you when your white wine is at its optimum temperature, or even a window pane that shows the day's forecast.
Science Foundation Ireland, European Commission, European Research Council

Contact: Mary Colclough
AMBER Centre

Public Release: 5-Apr-2017
Nature Communications
A novel method for the fabrication of active-matrix 3-D pressure sensors
A new study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), developed a transistor-type active-matrix pressure sensor using foldable substrate and air-dielectric layer.
The Ministry of Science, ICT & Future Planning, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of Korea, National Research Foundation

Contact: JooHyeon Heo
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)

Public Release: 5-Apr-2017
Advanced Materials
Carbon nanotubes self-assemble into tiny transistors
Carbon nanotubes can be used to make very small electronic devices, but they are difficult to handle. University of Groningen scientists, together with colleagues from the University of Wuppertal and IBM Zurich, have developed a method to select semiconducting nanotubes from a solution and make them self-assemble on a circuit of gold electrodes. The results were published in the journal Advanced Materials on April 5.

Contact: Rene Fransen
University of Groningen

Public Release: 4-Apr-2017
Physical Review Letters
Gray tin exhibits novel topological electronic properties in 3-D
In a surprising new discovery, alpha-tin, commonly called gray tin, exhibits a novel electronic phase when its crystal structure is strained, putting it in a rare new class of 3-D materials called topological Dirac semimetals (TDSs). Only two other TDS materials are known to exist, discovered as recently as 2013. Alpha-tin now joins this class as its only simple-element member. This discovery holds promise for novel physics and many potential applications in technology.
US Department of Energy, National Science Foundation

Contact: Siv Schwink
University of Illinois College of Engineering

Public Release: 4-Apr-2017
Journal of Controlled Release
New drug delivery system shows promise for fighting solid tumors
A new cancer-drug delivery system shows the ability to exploit the oxygen-poor areas of solid tumors that make the growths resistant to standard chemotherapy and radiation treatment.
Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute

Contact: Adam Alani
Oregon State University

Public Release: 4-Apr-2017
Scientific Reports
Method may help myeloma patients avoid painful biopsies
Engineers at MIT have devised a microfluidic technique to capture and count circulating plasma cells from small samples of blood. The technique, which relies on conventional blood draws, may provide patients with a less painful test for multiple myeloma.
National Institutes of Health, Al Jalila Foundation

Contact: Abby Abazorius
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Public Release: 4-Apr-2017
Physical Review Letters
Technique makes more efficient, independent holograms
Recently, a team of researchers encoded multiple holographic images in a metasurface that can be unlocked separately with differently polarized light.
Air Force Office of Scientific Research

Contact: Leah Burrows
Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Public Release: 4-Apr-2017
Nature Materials
Platelets instead of quantum dots
A team of researchers led by ETH Zurich professor David Norris has developed a model to clarify the general mechanism of nanoplatelet formation. Using pyrite, they also managed to confirm their theory.
ETH, Swiss National Science Foundation, US Office of Naval Research/Naval Research Laboratory's Basic Research Program

Contact: Prof. Dr. David Norris
ETH Zurich

Public Release: 4-Apr-2017
Current Graphene Science
Current Graphene Science tours its journey of high-performance energy storage devices
Graphene has made its fathomable pathway over wide range of user-friendly energy storage devices. The present study was aimed to comprehend its unseen potentials of energy conservation and providing broader prospective for future research.

Contact: Faizan ul Haq
Bentham Science Publishers

Public Release: 4-Apr-2017
Advanced Materials
Improving silver nanowires for FTCEs with flash light interactions
A Korean research team led by Professor Keon Jae Lee of the Materials Science and Engineering Department at KAIST and Dr. Hong-Jin Park from BSP Inc., has developed high-performance Ag NWs with strong adhesion on plastic using flash light-material interactions.

Contact: Younghye Cho
The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Public Release: 3-Apr-2017
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Researchers 'iron out' graphene's wrinkles
Engineers at MIT have found a way to make graphene with fewer wrinkles, and to iron out the wrinkles that do appear. After fabricating and then flattening out the graphene, the researchers tested its electrical conductivity. They found each wafer exhibited uniform performance, meaning that electrons flowed freely across each wafer, at similar speeds, even across previously wrinkled regions.

Contact: Abby Abazorius
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Public Release: 3-Apr-2017
Journal of Electronic Materials
Spray-on memory could enable bendable digital storage
Duke University researchers have created a new 'spray-on' digital memory using only an aerosol jet printer and nanoparticle ink. The device, which is analogous to a 4-bit flash drive, is the first fully-printed digital memory suitable for practical use in simple electronics such as environmental sensors or RFID tags. Because it is jet-printed, it could be used to build programmable electronic devices on flexible materials like paper, plastic or fabric.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Kara Manke
Duke University

Public Release: 3-Apr-2017
Multi-university effort to advance materials, define the future of mobility
Three MIT-affiliated research teams will receive about $10 million in funding as part of a $35 million materials science discovery program launched by the Toyota Research Institute (TRI). Provided over four years, the support to MIT researchers will be primarily directed at energy storage.
Toyota Research Institute

Contact: Michael Patrick Rutter
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Public Release: 3-Apr-2017
Science Advances
Stretching the boundaries of neural implants
New nanowire-coated, stretchy, multifunction fibers can be used to stimulate and monitor the spinal cord while subjects are in motion, MIT researchers report.

Contact: Karl-Lydie Jean-Baptiste
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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