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Excitons seen in bilayer graphene

17 ноября, 2017 - 16:21
New result bodes well for next-generation optoelectronics instruments, such as tunable infrared detectors, light-emitting diodes and lasers.
Категории: Nano planet

Gold nanoparticles deliver CRISPR components

16 ноября, 2017 - 13:49
Non-viral technique provides a potential new platform for treating a variety of genetic diseases.
Категории: Nano planet

Substrate exfoliation carves an opening for kesterite photovoltaics

16 ноября, 2017 - 13:28
Sulphur incorporation followed by a neat exfoliation process enhances the voltage of kesterite solar cells and gives them the potential to power the Internet of Things
Категории: Nano planet

Fluid-dispersed nanosheets bring new possibilities for silicon photonics – news from the Enlighten Conference 2017

16 ноября, 2017 - 11:06
Microfluidic channels allow liquid crystals to be used as controllable waveguides in integrated optical circuits.
Категории: Nano planet

Cryo-electron microscopy reveals surface of Li metal in batteries

15 ноября, 2017 - 00:40
Freezing the Li metal anode shows nanostructure related to battery failure.
Категории: Nano planet

Graphene-oxide membranes filter organic solutions

13 ноября, 2017 - 19:00
Carbon-based sieves might be used in purification and filtration technologies in the chemical, pharmaceutical and petrochemical industries.
Категории: Nano planet

Dual gold nanoparticle probe measures telomere properties

13 ноября, 2017 - 16:01
New technique will be important for shedding more light on how telomeres are related to cell ageing.
Категории: Nano planet

Flash Nano: Single molecules clock in

10 ноября, 2017 - 17:37
By designing reactions with a long series of irreversible steps, researchers design chemical clocks based on single molecules free from stochastic ensemble dynamics.
Категории: Nano planet

Anionic nanoceria boosts plant photosynthesis

10 ноября, 2017 - 16:00
Cerium oxide particles could be used to increase crop yields in the future by helping plants become more tolerant to abiotic stress.
Категории: Nano planet

Chameleons inspire mechanochromic photonic films

9 ноября, 2017 - 17:07
Elastic composites that change colour when stretched might be used in a variety of “reflecting-mode” display applications.
Категории: Nano planet

Lasers go to the dark side

9 ноября, 2017 - 14:51
Dark-mode resonators provide low-profile, high Q-factor, tunable lasers.
Категории: Nano planet

High-quality nanosheets can be deposited from liquid media – news from the Enlighten Conference 2017

9 ноября, 2017 - 13:25
New method allows complete dissolution of 2D materials, but water-based dispersions still offer some advantages.
Категории: Nano planet

'Seeing' redox orbitals in batteries by Compton scattering

7 ноября, 2017 - 17:51
A new high-resolution x-ray Compton scattering method helps to visualize the perturbation of redox orbitals in energy-storage materials.
Категории: Nano planet

New infrared camera goes multi-spectral

6 ноября, 2017 - 16:38
InAsSb-based device can also be directly integrated on a silicon substrate and could find applications in astronomy, automotive safety, surveillance, search and rescue, and defence.
Категории: Nano planet

Unexplained huge protein conductances hint at evolution

6 ноября, 2017 - 13:41
Fluctuating high-conductance states in a human integrin protein may be useful for single molecule detection, as well as having evolutionary implications.
Категории: Nano planet

2D metal oxides synthesized from liquid metal

3 ноября, 2017 - 17:33
Researchers develop a low-cost room-temperature liquid metal synthesis procedure that also provides access to new 2D oxides that could not be produced before.
Категории: Nano planet

Why are parrotfish teeth tough enough to bite stony corals?

3 ноября, 2017 - 17:32
The secret lies in the way that nanocrystals in tooth apatite are oriented.
Категории: Nano planet

Boron nitride nanosheets for clothing that cools

2 ноября, 2017 - 17:48
Thermally conductive fibre efficiently carries away excess body heat.
Категории: Nano planet

Metal-oxide coating makes graphene more versatile – news from the Enlighten Conference 2017

2 ноября, 2017 - 14:19
New techniques overcome the difficulty of depositing nanolayers on graphene, promising applications in barrier layers and electronics.
Категории: Nano planet

Nanoflowers harness sunlight

2 ноября, 2017 - 13:41
Novel nanostructures produced using a simple synthesis route obtain unprecedented rates of hydrogen evolution through environmentally friendly photocatalysis.
Категории: Nano planet