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Graphene variants promise new possibilities

22 сентября, 2017 - 14:21
Modified forms of few-layer graphene allow novel applications in flexible optoelectronics.
Категории: Nano planet

Playdough-inspired technique makes patchy particles

22 сентября, 2017 - 13:05
“Colloidal fusion” can be used to construct nanocrystals that spontaneously self-assemble into more complex architectures.
Категории: Nano planet

Silica-coated synthetic melanin makes brightly coloured supraballs

20 сентября, 2017 - 09:22
Structural colours inspired by duck feathers could be directly added to paints, plastics and coatings, and even be used as UV-resistant inks and cosmetics.
Категории: Nano planet

Avalanche effect allows fast-acting phase-change memory

19 сентября, 2017 - 09:59
Speed of phase transitions is affected by mechanical strain, meaning that voltage response can be tuned.
Категории: Nano planet

DNA sequences shape-shift hydrogels

18 сентября, 2017 - 12:20
Potential applications include soft robotics and precision medicine.
Категории: Nano planet

Aluminium oxide film staves off battery ageing

18 сентября, 2017 - 10:52
Epitaxial coating prevents performance fade by preserving electrode structure.
Категории: Nano planet

Interlayer-expanded nanosheets could make good battery electrode materials

15 сентября, 2017 - 13:18
2D vanadyl phosphate intercalated with organic molecules improves sodium-ion devices.
Категории: Nano planet

Dichalcogenides offer atomically thin alternatives to silicon

14 сентября, 2017 - 11:28
Hafnium and zirconium selenides form "native" high-k dielectrics, allowing atomically thin transistors with low-defect interfaces.
Категории: Nano planet

Opto-thermophoretic technique assembles colloidal nanoparticles

13 сентября, 2017 - 12:16
New approach overcomes the limitations of existing methods and works for a wide range of different materials.
Категории: Nano planet

Centrifugal spinning yields industrial quantities of nanofibres

13 сентября, 2017 - 08:51
Cheap alternative to electrospinning could deliver nanofibrous battery electrodes to the market in the next few years.
Категории: Nano planet

Solar collectors work better with nanofluids

12 сентября, 2017 - 21:35
Adding graphene to the working fluid improves the efficiency of heat transfer.
Категории: Nano planet

Enzymes could compete with platinum in new fuel cell

11 сентября, 2017 - 10:12
Device produces almost 16 mWh of energy after 17 hours of continuous operation.
Категории: Nano planet

FET-based biosensor directly detects molecules in whole serum

8 сентября, 2017 - 16:52
Device could be used in point-of-care diagnostics and as a portable alternative to state-of-the-art central laboratory analysers.
Категории: Nano planet

Silicon device offers fast route to effective tissue therapy

8 сентября, 2017 - 10:28
Focused electric fields deliver reprogramming factors into cells, enabling blood vessels and neurons to be created from skin and muscle tissues.
Категории: Nano planet

Optical quantum memory shrinks to the nanoscale

7 сентября, 2017 - 16:40
Tiny device enhances interaction between matter and light.
Категории: Nano planet

Large-area perovskite films go solvent- and vacuum-free

7 сентября, 2017 - 15:18
Record efficiency of 12.1% for a solar module made from a methylammonium lead halide film that is over 36 cm2 in size.
Категории: Nano planet

Plasma-treated molecules make effective antibiotics

5 сентября, 2017 - 12:04
New approach offers a simple and scalable way to derive novel antibiotics from substances produced naturally by plants.
Категории: Nano planet

Nanotube electronics and colour-tuneable OLEDs make wearable cardiac monitor

4 сентября, 2017 - 11:57
Device monitors and displays electrocardiogram signals in real time, and can be applied directly to skin.
Категории: Nano planet

Graphene detects low-energy photons

1 сентября, 2017 - 16:13
New Josephson-junction-based single-photon detector could be used in astronomy and in future quantum information processing technologies.
Категории: Nano planet

Sunlight meets spin to improve photovoltaic device

31 августа, 2017 - 13:40
Researchers succeed in combining molecular photovoltaics and spintronics for the first time.
Категории: Nano planet