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University of Tokyo
Iwasa was awarded the 2019 (65th) Nishina Memorial Prize for his discovery of electric-field-induced two-dimensional superconductivity. (Photo: The University of Tokyo)
Nanotubes Turn Light Into Electricity
Physicists in Japan have discovered photovoltaic nanotubes that could improve solar power and imaging technology.
A Minimally Disordered 2D Superconductor
Researchers have demonstrated the possibility of clean 2D superconductors with using ZrNCl thin films.
Manipulating Skyrmions With The Touch Of A Pencil
A new mechanical-based manipulation of skyrmions may revolutionize the way digital storage devices are designed, say scientists.
Learning Light Scattering From Algae
Through tiny structures known as coccoliths, microscopic algae are able to control light scattering, possibly influencing solar light exposure in the ocean.
Exploiting The Valley For Next Generation Electronics
Molybdenum disulfide-based valleytronics have the potential to be the next generation of low energy electronics, scientists say.