Enhanced coherence of all-nitride superconducting qubits epitaxially grown on silicon substrate

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    Sean Blamires is a Research Officer at University of New South Wales. His research focuses on mechanisms of plastic variability in biological materials, particularly in spider silks.


  • There is an ongoing drive for new additive manufacturing processes that produce complex parts. Here, cavity vat polymerisation is introduced, in which cavities are filled with a dual-curing resin that forms an elastomer/thermoset covalently bonded interface, creating hard-shell/soft-core parts.

    • Joel Bachmann
    • Philip Obst
    • Olaf Hinrichsen
    Article Open Access
  • There is an ongoing need to increase the operating temperature of jet engines, requiring new high-temperature materials. Here, local phase transformations at superlattice stacking faults contribute to a three times improvement in creep strength in a Ni-based superalloy.

    • Timothy M. Smith
    • Nikolai A. Zarkevich
    • Michael J. Mills
    Article Open Access
  • Quantum materials host many exotic properties, which might be utilized for new electronic devices. Here, artificial intelligence for the discovery of quantum materials is discussed, covering both materials and property prediction, and high-throughput synthesis.

    • Valentin Stanev
    • Kamal Choudhary
    • Ichiro Takeuchi
    Review Article Open Access
  • Microscale resonators are widely used in modern technology and achieving large tunability of their resonant frequency is highly desirable. Here, a design for electro-superlubric springs, based on a restoring force between sliding solid surfaces, is predicted to have continuously tunable resonant frequencies from zero to several GHz.

    • Zhanghui Wu
    • Xuanyu Huang
    • Quanshui Zheng
    Article Open Access
  • Miniaturized systems for in situ plant applications are important to understand and preserve natural ecosystems. Here, the attachment of bioinspired microhooks to the surfaces of plant leaves is investigated, and on-leaf soft machines fabricated for monitoring conditions and for molecular delivery.

    • Isabella Fiorello
    • Fabian Meder
    • Barbara Mazzolai
    Article Open Access
  • Three-dimensional magnetometers are key for detecting the motion of objects in automated electronics, but typically require multiple sensors on orthogonal planes. Here, a compact planar-type 3D magnetometer with low power consumption is realized using a topological ferromagnetic Fe-Sn heterostructure.

    • Junichi Shiogai
    • Kohei Fujiwara
    • Atsushi Tsukazaki
    Article Open Access
  • Shielding materials are crucial in protecting devices against electromagnetic radiation but are often heavyweight and operate in narrow frequency ranges. Here, highly conductive, lightweight, ultrathin, and flexible membranes based on Ag-WO3-coated polymeric nanofibers provide multispectral shielding from microwaves to X-rays.

    • Dayong He
    • Nan Zhang
    • Ce Wang
    Article Open Access
  • Lead telluride is an important thermoelectric material but its metal-to-semiconductor transition above 230 °C is not fully understood. Here, atomic-resolution transmission electron microscopy provides structural insights into this transition, explaining the metallic behavior by a dislocation network within the rock salt structure.

    • Iryna Zelenina
    • Paul Simon
    • Yuri Grin
    Article Open Access