Scientists have found a new way to successfully detect the efficiency of crystal semiconductors.... SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A new method for quantifying crystal semiconductor efficiency  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Japanese scientists have found a new way to detect the efficiency of crystal semiconductors. For the first time ever, the team used a specific kind of photoluminescence spectroscopy, a way to detect... more
A new method for quantifying crystal semiconductor efficiency  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Researchers used a specific kind of photoluminescence spectroscopy, a way to detect light, to characterize the semiconductors. The emitted light energy was used as an indicator of the crystal's quality. more
Statistical inference to mimic the operating manner of highly-experienced crystallographer  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 hours
A research team has developed a novel data analysis method for prior evaluation of single crystal structure analysis. Their proposed method is based on precise estimation of a... more
Statistical inference to mimic the operating manner of highly-experienced crystallographer  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
A research team from Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), RIKEN, and the University of Tokyo developed a novel data analysis method for prior evaluation of single crystal... more
Researchers develop practical method for measuring quantum entanglement  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Rochester Institute of Technology researchers have helped develop a new technique for quantifying entanglement that has major implications for developing the next generation of technology in computing, simulation, secure communication and other... more
Silicon as a semiconductor: Silicon carbide would be much more efficient  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
In power electronics, semiconductors are based on the element silicon -- but the energy efficiency of silicon carbide would be much higher. Physicists explain what exactly... more
Silicon as a semiconductor: Silicon carbide would be much more efficient  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In power electronics, semiconductors are based on the element silicon—but the energy efficiency of silicon carbide would be much higher. Physicists of the University of Basel,... more
Future of portable electronics -- Novel organic semiconductor with exciting properties  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Organic semiconductors have advantages over inorganic semiconductors in several areas. However, there are only a few known organic n-type semiconductors, and even they have certain drawbacks... more
Metal-insulator transition in a semiconductor nanocrystal network  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Many envisioned applications of semiconductor nanocrystals (NCs), such as thermoelectric generators and transparent conductors, require metallic (nonactivated) charge transport across an NC network. Although encouraging signs of metallic or near-metallic transport have been reported,... more
Steam balloon to facilitate satellite launches  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Steam balloons could be used to lift space rockets to higher altitude for launch. Launching from high altitude reduces air drag and thus improves efficiency. The researchers present the method in an article published in The... more
Comment on "Spin coating epitaxial films"  Science Magazine · 5 days
Kelso et al. (Reports, 12 April 2019, p. 166) claim that inorganic epitaxial films were deposited onto single-crystal or single-crystal–like substrates by spin coating. The epitaxial relationships were determined by x-ray diffraction. According to their pole... more
Determination of the crystal structure of a DNA-stabilized silver nanocluster  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Nanoclusters are little "heaps" of a few atoms that often have interesting optical properties and could become useful probes for imaging processes in areas such as biomedicine and... more
Researchers succeed in materials synthesis for high efficiency in biological reaction  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A DGIST research team succeeded in synthesizing new biomimetic materials that will increase the efficiency of chemical reaction related to body metabolism, and discovered that synthesized... more
Drinking Tea Improves Brain Efficiency, New Study Shows  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 day
Habitual tea drinking has positive effects on brain organization and gives rise to greater efficiency in functional and structural connectivity,... more
A unique conducting state under UV-irradiation  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A highly conducting state has been found in a molecular crystal under UV-irradiation. The state reversibly appears in accordance with UV-irradiation, but does not appear by any other method such as raising the temperature, which often... more
New method for imaging biological molecules  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have developed a new method for creating images of molecules in cells or tissue samples. The method is based on the use of DNA snippets and is called DNA microscopy. more
New method for imaging biological molecules  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Researchers have developed a new method for creating images of molecules in cells or tissue samples. The method is based on the use of DNA snippets and is called DNA microscopy. more
Nurse led follow-up care helps patients with lung cancer, increases clinic efficiency  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The presence of the specialist nurse within thoracic surgical centers in the United Kingdom increased clinic capacity and efficiency, reduced waiting time for appointments,... more
Future of LEDs Gets Boost from Verification of Localization States in InGaN Quantum Wells  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
LEDs made of indium gallium nitride provide better luminescence efficiency than many of the other materials used to create blue... more
New method for imaging biological molecules  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, together with colleagues from Aalto University in Finland, have developed a new method for creating images of molecules in cells or tissue samples. The method is based on the use... more
New efficient method for urine analysis may tell us more  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Human urine contains hundreds of small molecules that tell us about our health, diet and well-being. Associate Professor Frans Mulder, in collaboration with the University of Florence, has... more
Fe metabolic engineering method succeeds in producing 1,2,4-butanetriol sustainably from biomass  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A more environmentally-friendly and sustainable method of producing the useful chemical 1,2,4-butanetriol has been discovered. The team utilized a method involving the direct fermentation of xylose... more
Ultra-fast bomb detection method could upgrade airport security  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have revealed a new ultra-fast method to detect materials that could be used to build explosives. The new detection method is able to analyze a wider range of materials than current... more
New method for material research gets hundred times stronger  nanowerk · 1 week
Researchers have increased the sensitivity of an emerging spectroscopic method with promising applications for materials studies. more
New method for material research gets hundred times stronger  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Researchers from the Faculty of Science at the University of Oulu have increased the sensitivity of an emerging spectroscopic method with promising applications for materials studies. more
Metabolic engineering method succeeds in producing 1,2,4-butanetriol sustainably from biomass  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A more environmentally-friendly and sustainable method of producing the useful chemical 1,2,4-butanetriol has been discovered. The Kobe University team were the first in the world to utilize a... more
Little heaps of silver, all wrapped up  nanowerk · 6 days
Determination of the crystal structure of a DNA-stabilized silver nanocluster. more
New method for detecting microplastics beneath our feet  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Researchers from CRC CARE have developed a new method to detect microplastics in the ground using infrared light and powerful visualisation software. more
Chemical reaction method for more efficient drug production  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Researchers have developed a more efficient method to produce the building blocks needed for antibiotics and cancer treatment drugs. more
MORE SCIENCE VIDEO
'Climigration': When communities must move because of climate change
PHYS.ORG
Look out, invasive species: The robots are coming
PHYS.ORG
Undergraduate engineers advance shock wave mitigation research
PHYS.ORG
Gloomy forecast for the Aletsch Glacier
PHYS.ORG
First Earth observation satellite with AI ready for launch
ESA
Breakthrough stem cell platform could shed light on mysteries of early human development
PHYS.ORG
Is Interstellar Travel Really Possible?
LIVE SCIENCE
New research confirms 'megafires' not increasing: Large, high-severity fires are natural in western U.S. forests
PHYS.ORG
Brain-computer interface: huge potential benefits and formidable challenges
NEWS MEDICAL
New report reveals 'epidemic' levels of crime in shops
PHYS.ORG
Hubble explores the formation and evolution of star clusters in the Large Magellanic Cloud
PHYS.ORG
In Brazil's rainforests, the worst fires are likely still to come
PHYS.ORG
Climate change, poverty and human rights: An emergency without precedent
PHYS.ORG
Planetary collisions can drop the internal pressures in planets
PHYS.ORG
How to address America's lead crisis and provide safe drinking water for all
PHYS.ORG
FRESH SCIENCE