Two-dimensional semiconductor comes clean

In 2013 James Hone, Wang Fong-Jen Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia Engineering, and colleagues at Columbia demonstrated that they could dramatically improve the performance of graphene—highly conducting two-dimensional (2D) carbon—by encapsulating it in boron nitride (BN), an insulating material with a similar layered structure.


The UK government wants to ban the use of default passwords on consumer electronics

The UK government's Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill (PSTI) is divided into two parts.

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The Coolest Chemicals In The World

Chemistry is referred to as central science because it provides a foundation for understanding both basic and applied scientific disciplines at a fundamental level. The most primary and fascinating part of chemistry are chrmicals. Here are some of the substances I find particularly peculiar and interesting:  First on the list are Ferrofluids. It is a …

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Tellurene could realise the hopes for higher speed transistors

A new two-dimensional material, Tellurene, could realise the hopes for higher speed transistors for faster computing.

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