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By Andrej Zorko
Following the breakthrough discovery of high-temperature superconductivity, copper oxides have been the focus of intense research for almost three decades. The link between superconductivity and magnetism coexisting in some of these materials is still unexplained. Read more
By Rui Vilao
Transistors are key components of computer chips. Our ability to develop transistors of ever-decreasing size underpins the future of computing, if it is to follow Moore´s law for any longer. However, transistor miniaturisation is currently facing fundamental obstacles as these components reach atomic dimensions. Read more
By Piero Baglioni
In the past, synthetic polymers have been improperly applied as protective coatings to painted surfaces. Instead of preserving the paintings, these substances promoted a series of complex degradation mechanisms, which can ultimately lead to the destruction of the artwork. Read more