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Columbia Researchers Observe Exotic Quantum Particle in Bilayer Graphene

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A Columbia team has definitively observed an intensely studied anomaly in condensed matter physics—the even-denominator fractional quantum Hall  state—via transport measurement in bilayer graphene. “Observing the 5/2 state in any system is a...
6-Oct-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Columbia Engineers Invent Breakthrough Millimeter-Wave Circulator IC

Researchers at Columbia Engineering and UT-Austin continue to break new ground in developing magnet-free non-reciprocal components in modern semiconductor processes. They have built the first magnet-free non-reciprocal circulator on a silicon chip...
5-Oct-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Columbia Engineers Win NSF grant to Study NYC Storm Surge Infrastructure Resilience

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.With so many hurricanes ravaging the Caribbean and the southern U.S., it has become clear that addressing threats to infrastructure is critical to keeping our communities safe, functional, and healthy. Storm surge has emerged as one of the most...
25-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

One Step Closer to Lifelike Robots

Researchers at Columbia Engineering have developed a 3D-printable synthetic soft muscle that can lift 1,000 times its own weight. The muscle has intrinsic expansion ability and, unlike previous artificial muscles, it does not require an external...
14-Sep-2017 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Columbia Engineers and Clinicians First to Build a Functional Vascularized Lung Scaffold

A Columbia Engineering team led by Professors Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic (Columbia Engineering) and N. Valerio Dorrello (Columbia University Medical Center) is the first to successfully bioengineer a functional lung with perfusable and healthy...
30-Aug-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A Low-Cost Method for Solar-Thermal Conversion That’s Simpler and Greener

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Researchers at Columbia Engineering have developed a simple, low-cost, and environmentally sound method for fabricating a highly-efficient selective solar absorber (SSA) to convert sunlight into heat for energy-related applications. The team used a...
28-Aug-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Single Molecules Can Work as Reproducible Transistors—at Room Temperature

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Columbia researchers published a study today in Nature Nanotechnology that is the first to reproducibly demonstrate current blockade—the ability to switch a device from the insulating to the conducting state where charge is added and removed one...
11-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Discover New Class of Chemical Reaction

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A new study led by Columbia Engineering Prof. Michael P. Burke has identified the significance of a new class of chemical reactions—previously ignored—involving three molecules that each participate in the breaking and forming of chemical bonds....
11-Aug-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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