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Materials mashup: New technique integrates oxides with silicon chips for ‘smarter’ devices

By Stephanie Liverani / July 22, 2016

ACerS member Jay Narayan and his team at North Carolina State University have partnered with the U.S. Army Research Office to create a new way to integrate oxide materials with silicon chips—a development, the team says, that will lead to smarter, lighter, more efficient electronic devices.

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Researchers create single diamond/boron nitride crystalline layers for more efficient high-power machining

By Stephanie Liverani / May 13, 2016

ACerS member Jay Narayan and his research team at North Carolina State University have developed a new technique to deposit diamond on the surface of cubic boron nitride, integrating the two materials into a single crystalline structure that can be used in high-power devices.

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Next-gen power grid: Researchers develop faster, cheaper technique for creating cubic boron nitride

By Stephanie Liverani / February 12, 2016

Researchers at North Carolina State University developed a new technique for creating cubic boron nitride at ambient temperature and pressure, which could lead to advancements across many applications, including power grid technologies.

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New phase of solid carbon allows researchers to create tougher-than-tough diamonds at room temperature

By Stephanie Liverani / December 9, 2015

Researchers from North Carolina State University discovered a new phase of solid carbon that is harder than diamonds and can be formed at room temperature and at ambient atmospheric pressure.

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Peter distills his picks for the top 5 posts for 2012

By / December 31, 2012

My list is much more straightforward than Eileen’s. I find that restraint and discipline comes with age. Mostly. (Eileen adds—See Peter’s fifth story. We’re even!) Anyway, I crafted my list based on trends, biases, underreporting by commercial news services, murky understanding of two-dimensional phenomena and, well, bad taste. In several cases, the post I picked…

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NC State’s Narayan finds, patents and licenses new and efficient transparent conductors

By / September 27, 2012

Transmission spectra of the MoOx /5% Ga-doped films deposited at (a) 200 °C and 10-3 Torr of oxygen pressure on sapphire; (b) same parameters on glass; and (c) on glass at 400 °C and 10-3. The inset shows the schematic and transmission spectra of (a) without MoOx on glass substrate. Credit: Jay Narayan; NCSU. Although…

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Fine-tuning: NCSU/NSF group learns how to control phase formation of titanium dioxide at room temperature

By / June 29, 2012

A new technique allows researchers to control the phase of the titanium dioxide by modifying the structure of the titanium trioxide and sapphire substrate. Credit: Jay Narayan, NCSU; Appl. Phys. Lett. We have written several times in the past about the work of the NSF Center for Advanced Materials and Smart Structures at North Carolina State University…

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New era in oxide electronics? Single oxide p-n junction demonstrated

By / March 9, 2012

Schematic of laser induced p–n junctions in nickel oxide single crystal films integrated with silicon or sapphire substrates by domain matching epitaxy. Credit: J. Narayan, U.S. Patent # 6,955,985) A group at North Carolina State University led by Jagdish Narayan, an ACerS member and well-known expert in advanced materials processing, says it has accomplished a…

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MS&T’11 symposium to highlight career of Jay Narayan

By / March 2, 2011

Credit: Narayan, NCSU. One of the things I am looking forward to at this fall’s MS&T program is a special symposium dedicated to the research contributions of Jagdish (Jay) Narayan, a professor at North Carolina State University. Narayan, a member of ACerS and many other sci-tech organizations, has covered a lot of territory in his…

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New computer chip holds 1 TB of data

By / October 23, 2009

A team of engineers at North Carolina State University has created a small chip that can hold 1TB of data. That’s over 50 times the capacity of today’s silicon-based chip. Led by Jagdish “Jay” Narayan, director of the National Science Foundation Center for Advanced Materials and Smart Structures at NCSU, the team said that their…

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