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A gold-coated scanning thermal microscopy probe is brought into close proximity of a heated gold substrate.

Radiative Heat Transfer in Ångström and Nanometer-sized Gaps

Article: published in Nature Communications by Víctor Fernández-Hurtado, Johannes Feist, Francisco J. García-Vidal and Juan Carlos Cuevas, Department of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics and IFIMAC researchers. Radiative heat transfer between closely placed objects is...

The Environment Does the Trick

In a Nature Nanotechnology News & Views entitled “The environment does the trick” Juan Carlos Cuevas discusses the recent discovery that single-molecule junctions can behave as diodes with high rectification ratios by exposing different electrode surface...