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Found 216 articles associated to the institution National Institute for Materials Science.
 
Observation and Electric Current Control of a Local Spin in a Single-Molecule Magnet
28-March-2011

By successfully changing the spin of a molecule, researchers have been able to perform an on/off operation for a molecular magnet. Such reversible switching paves the way for single molecule memory.

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Solar Cells Will be Fabricated by a Single Organic Semiconductor
28-March-2011

The fabrication of organic thin-film solar cells has been simplified due to new research findings. Where previously two types of organic semiconductors were required, doping the semiconductor fullerene with molybdenum oxide renders the use of phthalocyanine unneccessary.

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A Novel Energy-Band Model for Semiconducting Spintronics Material Gallium Manganese Arsenide
28-March-2011

The Fermi level position and band structure of gallium manganese arsenide has been determined for the first time, shedding light on the precise mechanism behind ferromagnetism in the material.

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A Versatile High-Sensitivity Surface Stress Membrane Sensor
28-March-2011

An international team of researchers have developed a versatile and high-sensitivity sensor for detecting analytes ranging from gaseous to biological molecules.

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Zinc stannate nanostructures: growing a highly useful semiconductor
25-March-2011

This timely review focuses on the synthesis of zinc stannate (zinc tin oxide: ZTO) nanostructures by the hydrothermal method, as well as the physical properties and applications of different zinc stannate nanostructures in solar cells, gas sensors, and photocatalysts.

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