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March 31, 2016
Using Nanotubes to Create Single Photons for Quantum Communication
Using Nanotubes to Create Single Photons for Quantum Communication
Single photon generation requires an isolated, quantum mechanical, two-level system that can emit only one photon in one excitation-emission cycle.
March 31, 2016
Janus-like Nanoparticle Membranes
Janus-like Nanoparticle Membranes
Membranes made from nanoparticles offer versatility because both the inorganic core and the organic ligand shell composition can be tuned
March 31, 2016
New Microwave Synthesis Technique Produces More - Affordable Hydrogen
New Microwave Synthesis Technique Produces More - Affordable Hydrogen
The blueprint for the “hydrogen (H2) economy” is to convert energy from renewable sources, such as sunlight or wind, and
March 31, 2016
Problem Turned Into Performance for Solar Cells
Problem Turned Into Performance for Solar Cells
Organometallic halide perovskites are under development as solution-processed solar cells that are less costly and more flexible than silicon.
March 31, 2016
Rare Meets Common: Reacting Protactinium with Ubiquitous Water Explains an Elemental Oddity
Rare Meets Common: Reacting Protactinium with Ubiquitous Water Explains an Elemental Oddity
Scientists found that gas-phase oxo-exchange of the positively charged protactinium ion, PaO2+, with water was substantially
March 31, 2016
Artificial Moth Eyes Enhance Silicon Solar Cells
Artificial Moth Eyes Enhance Silicon Solar Cells
Using block copolymer self-assembly, CFN scientists have mimicked the texture found on the highly antireflective surfaces of the compound eyes of