How to achieve a successful biaxial marriage

Probing lipid membrane nano-mechanics

Structural resolution of nanotubes with complex stoichiometry

Open TP: students’ labs, Fab-Lab style

How surface periodicities can open a gap on graphene

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How to achieve a successful biaxial marriage

13 June 2018

How to achieve a successful biaxial marriage

Previous efforts to make biaxial nematics with either boardlike molecules or component mixtures have had limited success. Researchers from the University of Colorado (USA) and the Laboratoire de (...)

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Probing lipid membrane nano-mechanics

6 June 2018

Probing lipid membrane nano-mechanics

Measuring the deformation imposed by membrane proteins and other membrane-associated objects to the lipid bilayer (the main ingredient of the cell membrane) is essential in describing their (...)

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Structural resolution of nanotubes with complex stoichiometry

5 June 2018

Structural resolution of nanotubes with complex stoichiometry

Nanotube and butanone, small and malls, atom and moat: these anagrams illustrate how meaning comes from the association of the letters of the alphabet. In the same way, the properties of matter (...)

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Open TP: students' labs, Fab-Lab style

31 May 2018

Open TP: students’ labs, Fab-Lab style

New tools tools are finally available to democratize physical measurement, and paradoxically these tools do not come from physicists. Heavily used in Fab-Labs, the Arduino board is a (...)

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How surface periodicities can open a gap on graphene

31 May 2018

How surface periodicities can open a gap on graphene

Semiconductors are the basis of electronics, because their band gap is the key for controlling the current flow on devices, whose presence or absence defines the logical states. One graphene (...)

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