molecular-beam epitaxy

World’s first production of aluminum scandium nitride via MOCVD

Transistors based on AlScN are promising for various industrial applications, such as data transfer, satellite communication, radar systems or autonomous…

Shell increases versatility of nanowires

Nanowires are extremely versatile. The tiny elements can be used for miniaturized photonic and electronic components in nanotechnology. Applications include…

Small currents for big gains in spintronics

UTokyo researchers have created an electronic component that demonstrates functions and abilities important to future generations of computational logic and…

Nano-imaging of intersubband transitions in few-layer 2D materials

Quantum wells of the highest quality are typically fabricated by molecular beam epitaxy (sequential growth of crystalline layers), which is a well-established…

Boron can form a purely honeycomb, graphene-like 2-D structure

An intriguing question is whether it is possible to prepare a borophene monolayer with a pure honeycomb lattice. Honeycomb borophene will naturally host Dirac…

Physicists demonstrate topological superconductivity on palladium dibismuthides

A topological superconductor is superconducting inside the bulk like usual superconductors, while on the boundary/surface it harbors the long-sought Majorana…

New Multiferroic Materials from Building Blocks

A research group led by principal investigator Minoru Osada and fellow Takayoshi Sasaki, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), National…

Scientists uncover origin of high-temperature superconductivity in copper-oxide compound

Since the 1986 discovery of high-temperature superconductivity in copper-oxide compounds called cuprates, scientists have been trying to understand how these…

On the Road to Fault-Tolerant Quantum Computing

Reliable quantum computing would make it possible to solve certain types of extremely complex technological problems millions of times faster than today’s most…

UT physicist accelerates simulations of thin film growth

A Toledo, Ohio, physicist has implemented a new mathematical approach that accelerates some complex computer calculations used to simulate the formation of…

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