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Scanning tunneling microscopy reveals molecular dissociation induced by localized surface plasmons

6 июля, 2018 - 10:26
Scanning tunneling microscopy observations of a single molecule provide new insights into photocatalytic reactions.

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Bringing fullerene closer to semiconducting polymer boosts the efficiency of organic solar cells

6 июля, 2018 - 10:21
Fine-tuning the structures of polymers can maximize the light-conversion ability of organic solar-cell systems.

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Graphene foam could one day ease osteoarthritis joint pain and prevent the need for joint replacement

6 июля, 2018 - 10:18
Researchers test how graphene foam might function under forces like high impact.

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High-power electronics keep their cool with new heat-conducting crystals

5 июля, 2018 - 21:25
Scientists have optimized the crystal-growing process of boron arsenide - a material that has excellent thermal properties and can effectively dissipate the heat generated in electronic devices.

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Nanofiber-based wound dressings induce production of antimicrobial peptide

5 июля, 2018 - 21:13
Nanofiber-based wound dressings loaded with vitamin D spur the production of an antimicrobial peptide, a key step forward in the battle against surgical site infections.

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Semiconductor quantum transistor opens the door for photon-based computing

5 июля, 2018 - 21:06
Researchers have demonstrated the first single-photon transistor using a semiconductor chip.

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UV narrow-band photodetector based on indium oxide nanocrystals

5 июля, 2018 - 18:20
An international team of researchers has created a narrow-band UV photodetector based on indium oxide nanocrystals embedded in a thin film of aluminum oxide.

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Nanoparticle protein corona dramatically affected by blood-brain barrier

5 июля, 2018 - 15:11
New research findings demonstrate that the protein corona formed on engineered nanoparticles is dramatically affected by interaction with the blood-brain barrier (BBB) and is more stable after it crosses the barrier.

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Nanotechnology machines' interaction with living systems

5 июля, 2018 - 12:06
Research on micro- and nanomachines has advanced from the observation and understanding of basic motion behavior to the constantly improving capabilities of performing complex tasks. This ranges from interaction with bacteria to propulsion based on cells and in vivo medical applications. A review looks at the applications of micro- and nanomachines in living biosystems from two aspects: the interaction of micro/nanomachines with other microscopic organisms or biological units, and the efforts toward application of micro/nanomachines in human body.

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How to start a nanomotor?

5 июля, 2018 - 11:40
Research team reconstructs motor-cargo complex for ciliary transport.

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Adding an inert polymer to plastic solar cells enables high efficiency and easy production

5 июля, 2018 - 10:12
Polymer plastic solar cells remain an industry priority because of their light weight, flexibility and cost-effectiveness. Now scientists have demonstrated that these types of solar cells can be more efficient and have more stability based on new research findings.

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Porous materials shed light on environmental purification

4 июля, 2018 - 08:51
Researchers develop thermally and chemically durable organic frameworks with large surface area.

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High performance nitride semiconductor for environmentally friendly photovoltaics

3 июля, 2018 - 16:10
A research team has shown copper nitride acts as an n-type semiconductor, with p-type conduction provided by fluorine doping, utilizing a unique nitriding technique applicable for mass production and a computational search for appropriate doping elements, as well as atomically resolved microscopy and electronic structure analysis using synchrotron radiation.

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A new generation of LCD with higher efficiency, resolution and color performance

3 июля, 2018 - 16:04
A research team has developed a new Liquid-crystal display (LCD), which image resolution, energy efficiency as well as color saturation were markedly enhanced, achieving a crucial breakthrough in display technology.

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Ultimate precision for sensor technology using qubits and machine learning

3 июля, 2018 - 15:56
Researchers have come up with a way to measure magnetic fields using a quantum system - with accuracy beyond the standard quantum limit.

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Scientists pump up chances for quantum computing

3 июля, 2018 - 13:14
An international team has developed a ground-breaking single-electron pump. The electron pump device developed by the researchers can produce one billion electrons per second and uses quantum mechanics to control them one-by-one.

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Graphene and the atomic crystals that could see next big breakthrough in tech

3 июля, 2018 - 09:55
What could we do with layered structures with just the right layers? What would the properties of materials be if we could really arrange the atoms the way we want them?

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X-ray experiment confirms theoretical model for making new materials

3 июля, 2018 - 09:43
By observing changes in materials as they're being synthesized, scientists hope to learn how they form and come up with recipes for making the materials they need for next-gen energy technologies.

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Electron spectrometer deciphers quantum mechanical effects

2 июля, 2018 - 11:42
Electronic circuits are miniaturized to such an extent that quantum mechanical effects become noticeable. Using photoelectron spectrometers, solid-state physicists and material developers can discover more about such electron-based processes.

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Mixed halide chemistry can be used to control magnetism in ultrathin magnetic devices

2 июля, 2018 - 09:06
Research team reports expanding the planar boundaries that previously confined the manipulation of magnetization.

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