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New technique simplifies creation of nanoparticle 'magic-sized clusters'

New technique simplifies creation of nanoparticle 'magic-sized clusters'

March 12, 2018

A collaboration of two Cornell research groups has proposed a novel method for producing groups of same-sized nanoparticles, known as 'magic-sized clusters,' which have applications in optical memory... read more

Researchers sew atomic lattices seamlessly together

Researchers sew atomic lattices seamlessly together

March 9, 2018

Scientists at Cornell revealed a technique to “sew” two patches of crystals seamlessly together to create atomically thin fabrics. read more

Novel semiconductor-superconductor structure features versatile gallium nitride

Novel semiconductor-superconductor structure features versatile gallium nitride

March 7, 2018

A research group led by Debdeep Jena of electrical and computer engineering has successfully constructed a semiconductor-superconductor heterostructure that could help change electronics. read more

Cryogenic microscopy reveals atomic shifts of a manganite

Cryogenic microscopy reveals atomic shifts of a manganite

February 5, 2018

Recent work from the lab of Lena Kourkoutis, assistant professor of applied and engineering physics, describes a new approach to characterizing and understanding exotic charge-ordered phases in a... read more

Physicists take first step toward cell-sized robots

Physicists take first step toward cell-sized robots

January 5, 2018

An electricity-conducting, environment-sensing, shape-changing machine the size of a human cell? Is that even possible? read more