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High temperature thermal shocks increase stability of single-atom catalysts

13 августа, 2019 - 17:01
A research team developed a high temperature shockwave catalysis method - reaching up to 3000K, which is half the temperature of the sun - intended to 'anchor' single atoms onto the substrate, offering superior thermal stability.
Категории: Nano planet

Graphene paves the way for novel product enabling industrial users

13 августа, 2019 - 16:55
Researchers demonstrate the long-term stability of the epigraphene quantum Hall chip, which represents a key step towards enabling end-users to maintain their own resistance standards.
Категории: Nano planet

Damaged hearts rewired with carbon nanotube fibers

13 августа, 2019 - 16:44
Thin, flexible fibers made of carbon nanotubes have now proven able to bridge damaged heart tissues and deliver the electrical signals needed to keep those hearts beating.
Категории: Nano planet

How two water molecules dance together

13 августа, 2019 - 12:18
An international research team has gained new insights into how water molecules interact. For the first time, the researchers were able to completely observe all of the movements between the water molecules, known as intermolecular vibrations.
Категории: Nano planet

Directly observing the way ceramic materials fracture on the atomic scale

13 августа, 2019 - 08:51
For the first time, researchers have been able to observe the way ceramic materials fracture on the atomic scale. They confirm that the arrangement of molecules between grains within a body of ceramic material strongly affects the way a fracture propagates through it.
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Scientists create 20-qubit Schrödinger cat states with superconducting quantum processor

13 августа, 2019 - 08:41
In addition, they showed that the generated 18-qubit Greenberger-Horne-Zeilinger state is genuine entangled.
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New type of electrolyte could enhance supercapacitor performance

13 августа, 2019 - 08:27
Novel class of 'ionic liquids' may store more energy than conventional electrolytes - with less risk of catching fire.
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Organic semiconductors - No encapsulation needed for unprecedented stability

13 августа, 2019 - 08:20
The common opinion is that organic semiconductors are sensitive and unstable and hence cannot keep up with their inorganic counterparts. As researchers demonstrate, this impression has to change.
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Researchers turn off backscattering, aim to improve optical data transmission

12 августа, 2019 - 17:26
In a study, researchers exploited an interaction between light and sound waves to suppress the scattering of light from material defects - which could lead to improved fiber optic communication.
Категории: Nano planet

How do atoms vibrate in graphene nanostructures?

12 августа, 2019 - 17:11
Innovative new electron spectroscopy technique pushes the limits of nanospectroscopy for materials design.
Категории: Nano planet

Mapping the energetic landscape of solar cells

12 августа, 2019 - 17:05
A new spectroscopic method now makes it possible to measure and visualise the energetic landscape inside solar cells based on organic materials.
Категории: Nano planet

You're not so tough, h-BN

12 августа, 2019 - 16:58
Chemists find new path to make strong 2D material better for applications.
Категории: Nano planet

Researchers take a direct image of magic-angle twisted graphene sheets

12 августа, 2019 - 16:50
Understanding the 'magic angle' - a specific orientation between the stacked graphene that yields special electric properties - could pave the way to realizing the dream of room-temperature superconductors, which could transmit enormous electric currents while producing zero heat.
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Sharp meets flat in tunable 2D material

12 августа, 2019 - 14:10
New atom-flat compounds show promise for optoelectronics, advanced computing.
Категории: Nano planet

Moisture-powered, multifunctional flexible sensing systems

12 августа, 2019 - 12:38
Researchers demonstrate the feasibility of an environmental moisture-induced, self-powered wearable multifunctional sensing system with the ability to detect both humidity and pressure. The self-powered wearable sensing system is fabricated by integrating a flexible micropatterned pressure-sensitive film on PET as the pressure sensor and attached it onto the back of a PDA power generator. Test results prove that this moisture-powered sensor can stably and sensitively realize real-time human physiological signal detection.
Категории: Nano planet

Dyes and viruses create new composite material for photooxidation reactions

12 августа, 2019 - 10:16
A recent study shows that native viruses can be employed as a scaffold to immobilise photoactive molecules to potentially oxidise organic pollutants present in wastewater, under visible light irradiation.
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Zinc oxide nanowires - novel solution for cheaper, cleaner production of electronic components

12 августа, 2019 - 10:10
Researchers are offering a novel solution for high-yield nanowire production from zinc oxide - a cheaper and environmentally friendlier material, compared to the rare earth elements such as indium, arsenic or gallium often used in electronics production.
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One linked nanoparticle's hot, the other keeps its cool

10 августа, 2019 - 08:00
Research team shows how to manipulate gold nanoparticle temperatures with lasers.
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Nanoparticles' movements reveal whether they can successfully target cancer

9 августа, 2019 - 21:04
Researchers have developed a new way to determine whether or not single drug-delivery nanoparticles will successfully hit their intended targets - by simply analyzing each nanoparticle's distinct movements in real time.
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Cyborg organoids offer a rare glimpse into the early stages of organ development

9 августа, 2019 - 18:17
Stretchable, integrated mesh nanoelectronics grow with the developing cells.
Категории: Nano planet