In Tune With the Heart of a Copper Atom


Controlling the magnetism of a single copper atom could one day allow individual atomic nuclei to store and process information.

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Nanotechnology

November 5, 2018

Detecting the Magnetism of a Single Atom’s Nucleus


This feat opens the door to using the nucleus as way to sense and control magnetism at the atomic scale.

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Nanotechnology

October 22, 2018

Graphene Puts Nanomaterials In Their Place


A novel technique using graphene to integrate nanomaterials at predefined chip locations at wafer scale and with nanometer precision.

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Nanotechnology

October 8, 2018

Ocean Carbon Imaged on the Atomic Scale


Our team at IBM Research - Zurich has visualized singular molecules in marine dissolved organic carbon (DOC) with atomic resolution.

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IBM Research-Zurich

June 5, 2018

IBM Scientists Measure the Energy Levels of Single Molecules on...


IBM scientists measured the energy levels of single molecules on insulators, for the first time.The research appeared in the journal Nature Nanotechnology.

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Nanotechnology

April 16, 2018

IBM Scientists First to Demo Rocking Brownian Motors for Nanoparticles


IBM researchers published the first real world demonstration of a rocking Brownian motor for nanoparticles in the peer-review journal Science.

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Nanotechnology

March 30, 2018

Carbon nanotubes push the limit of flexible electronics


Over the past decades, the aggressive scaling of transistors made on rigid silicon wafers has steadily boosted the performance of personal electronics and supercomputers. For emerging applications like real-time analytics...

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Materials Science

March 9, 2018

Meet the IBM Inventor Who Built his First Circuit at...


National Inventors' Day is a day to honor inventors and their genius. At the IBM Research Lab in Zurich, the list of inventors is long, but we were able to...

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Nanotechnology

February 12, 2018

Two Days, Two Different Honors for IBM’s Zurich Lab


Last week, Kavli and the Norwegian Academy, in collaboration with IBM's Zurich Research Lab organised such a symposium with two of the three 2016 Kavli Laureates for Nanoscience: Gerd Binnig and...

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IBM Research-Zurich

October 5, 2017

Using Angles to Improve the Future of Electronics


One such project is being led by scientist Elad Koren from IBM’s Zurich lab. In the project, which is funded under the Ambizione program within the Swiss National Science Foundation...

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Nanotechnology

July 31, 2017

Recent papers detail carbon nanotube scalabilty, integration breakthroughs


Carbon nanotubes appeal to the semiconductor industry because they’re superior electrical conductors compared to silicon with a mere 1 nanometer body thickness. So why don’t we have CNT chips in...

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Systems

July 5, 2017