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Platinum nanoparticles for selective treatment of liver cancer cells

14 февраля, 2019 - 15:13
Scientists demonstrated that platinum nanoparticles can be used to kill liver cancer cells with greater selectivity than existing cancer drugs.

Категории: Nano planet

First-of-their-kind 3D experiments shed new light on shape memory alloys

14 февраля, 2019 - 14:02
Researchers are working to better understand how shape memory alloys' complex internal microstructures change during shape memory behaviors.

Категории: Nano planet

Putting photons in jail

14 февраля, 2019 - 12:18
Scientists have discovered a novel type of resonant nanocavity that serves as a 'jail for photons'. The cavity confines light in all three dimensions (3D) simultaneously by exploiting a surrounding photonic band gap crystal nanostructure as the 3D jail's bars.

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Newly discovered design rules lead to better fuel cell catalyst

14 февраля, 2019 - 11:38
Optimized oxides made from common metals use less energy and show the potential of new design approach.

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Taking diamond qubits for a spin

14 февраля, 2019 - 11:30
Scientists use implanted silicon ions and electricity to increase the spin time of quantum bits, moving closer to the tech needed for quantum networks.

Категории: Nano planet

High-speed surveillance in solar cells catches recombination red-handed

14 февраля, 2019 - 11:22
Researchers introduce a new time-resolved microscopy method that allows them to monitor the trajectories of fast-moving charged particles at unprecedented rates.

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Chemical data mining boosts search for new organic semiconductors

14 февраля, 2019 - 11:14
Organic semiconductors often fail to meet expectations regarding efficiency and stability. Researchers are now deploying data mining approaches to identify promising organic compounds for the electronics of the future.

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Atomic snapshots of photosynthesis

13 февраля, 2019 - 21:23
Scientists catch details with atomic resolution, potentially helping design systems to use sunlight and water to produce fuels.

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First direct view of an electron's short, speedy trip across a border

13 февраля, 2019 - 21:09
Watching electrons sprint between atomically thin layers of material will shed light on the fundamental workings of semiconductors, solar cells and other key technologies.

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Too close for comfort: Nanoparticles need some space to transfer energy

13 февраля, 2019 - 21:02
Particle crowding interferes with moving energy efficiently along promising molecular chains.

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Running an LED in reverse could cool future computers

13 февраля, 2019 - 20:47
In a finding that runs counter to a common assumption in physics, researchers ran a light emitting diode (LED) with electrodes reversed in order to cool another device mere nanometers away.

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Physicists watch electron transfer in a single molecule

13 февраля, 2019 - 20:39
For the first time, an international team of scientists has recorded the orbitals of single molecules in different charge states in a novel type of microscopy.

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New approach improving stability and optical properties of perovskite films

13 февраля, 2019 - 19:57
Researchers have developed a new and efficient fabrication approach to produce all-inorganic perovskite films with better optical properties and stability, enabling the development of high colour-purity and low-cost perovskite LEDs with a high operational lifetime.

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Engineers develop high-performance quantum dot mode-locked laser on silicon

13 февраля, 2019 - 19:48
This future technology not only can massively increase the data transmission capacity of data centers, telecommunications companies and network hardware products to come, but do so with high stability, low noise and the energy efficiency of silicon photonics.

Категории: Nano planet

Graphene and 2D materials on track to innovative applications

13 февраля, 2019 - 16:22
A collection of articles on EU-funded research in the field of graphene is now available in free, accessible PDF.

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Sensitive biosensor detects Down syndrome DNA

13 февраля, 2019 - 16:07
Researchers have developed a sensitive new biosensor that could someday be used to detect fetal Down syndrome DNA in pregnant women's blood.

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Customized mix of materials for three-dimensional micro- and nanostructures

13 февраля, 2019 - 13:28
New process combines 3D laser lithography with microfluidics.

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What happens to magnetic nanoparticles once in cells?

13 февраля, 2019 - 12:08
Researchers have shown substantial degradation of these nanoparticles, followed in certain cases by the cells 're-magnetizing'. This phenomenon is the sign of biosynthesis of new magnetic nanoparticles from iron released in the intracellular medium by the degradation of the first nanoparticles.

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What does it take to make a better battery?

13 февраля, 2019 - 10:58
Researchers are working to solve one of technology's biggest puzzles: how to build next-generation batteries that could power a green revolution.

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Using artificial intelligence to engineer materials' properties

13 февраля, 2019 - 10:58
New system of 'strain engineering' can change a material's optical, electrical, and thermal properties.

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