Tag: optics

New MXene materials could capture wasted frictional energy from smartphones, and more

Posted by on January 31, 2018

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Imagine that every time you tapped out a message on your smartphone, it would create electric power instead of sapping your phone’s battery. That scenario could one day be a reality, according to a researcher at Missouri S&T.

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Researchers demonstrate ‘no-ink’ color printing with nanomaterials

Posted by on June 6, 2015

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Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology are giving new meaning to the term “read the fine print” with their demonstration of a color printing process using nanomaterials.

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Researchers design nanometer-scale material that can speed up, squeeze light

Posted by on April 27, 2013

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In a process comparable to squeezing an elephant through a pinhole, researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have designed a way to engineer atoms capable of funneling light through ultra-small channels.

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