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New insights into long-standing debate about materials that turn motion into electricity

1 июля, 2019 - 16:57
Detailed view of atoms opens doors for new designs to convert atomic displacements to electrical energy.
Категории: Nano planet

Looking at leaves: enhancing the performance of MOF materials

1 июля, 2019 - 16:42
By using leaves from the black poplar as a template, researchers produced hierarchical porous structures of mixed-metal oxide materials that can act as support for MOF crystals.
Категории: Nano planet

Physicists use commercial graphene for T-wave detection

30 июня, 2019 - 14:56
Researchers have demonstrated resonant absorption of terahertz radiation in commercially available graphene. This is an important step toward designing efficient terahertz detectors, which would enable faster internet and a safe replacement for X-ray body scans.
Категории: Nano planet

Atomic 'patchwork' using heteroepitaxy for next generation semiconductor devices

29 июня, 2019 - 08:43
Continuous process for engineering 2D transition metal dichalcogenide (TMDC) heterostructures.
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Medicines made of solid gold

29 июня, 2019 - 00:29
By testing a variety of gold nanoparticles, researchers are providing first evidence of their impact upon human B lymphocytes - the immune cells responsible for antibody production.
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New material shows high potential for quantum computing

29 июня, 2019 - 00:18
Researchers are getting closer to confirming the existence of an exotic quantum particle called Majorana fermion, crucial for fault-tolerant quantum computing - the kind of quantum computing that addresses errors during its operation.
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Confirmation of old theory leads to new breakthrough in superconductor science

28 июня, 2019 - 20:48
Scientists at Harvard have developed a superconductor that is only one nanometer thick. By studying fluctuations in this ultra-thin material as it transitions into superconductivity, the scientists gained insight into the processes that drive superconductivity.
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Artificial DNA can control release of active ingredients from drugs

28 июня, 2019 - 13:18
With a combination of hydrogels and artificial DNA, nanoparticles can be released in sequence under conditions similar to those in the human body.
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Advanced method for analyzing graphene oxide

28 июня, 2019 - 13:10
Researchers have developed a reliable method for analyzing the reduction of graphene oxide microregions. In contrast to earlier proposed methods based on Raman spectroscopy, this advanced method provides more exact data about unique properties of certain areas of the material of only a few micrometers in size.
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Novel electrodes enhance battery capacity

27 июня, 2019 - 20:26
New self-supporting composite metal material doubles the volumetric energy and achieves fast charging rates in batteries.
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New technology gives insight into how nanomaterials form and grow

27 июня, 2019 - 19:47
A new form of electron microscopy allows researchers to examine nanoscale tubular materials while they are 'alive' and forming liquids - a first in the field.
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Portable gas detection shrinks to new dimensions

27 июня, 2019 - 17:58
The banknote-size sensor can identify each ingredient of a 29-compound mixture in seven seconds. The system also reliably detected compounds that simulate mustard gas and phosphonate-based nerve agents during 40 days of continuous operation.
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Bursts of light shape walls between waves of charge

27 июня, 2019 - 17:49
New method provides ultrafast switching of electronic structure and illuminates fundamentals of charge ordering, potentially offering a simple path for next-generation data storage.
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A new way to make droplets bounce away

27 июня, 2019 - 14:22
Engineers design surfaces that send rain flying away, potentially preventing icing or soaking.
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Compact Linear Stage Provides High Speed and 10nm Resolution

27 июня, 2019 - 14:14
Lightweight, fast, stable, reliable - the new ultrasonic motor stages from PI are easy to control and integrate into industry and research applications.
Категории: Nano planet

Thermoelectric nanomaterial turns waste heat back into electricity

27 июня, 2019 - 13:32
A low-temperature method for making high-performance thermoelectric materials could recapture lost energy.
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Printing graphene inks in space

27 июня, 2019 - 12:16
Studying the different self-assembly modes of graphene into functional patterns in zero-gravity will enable the fabrication of graphene electronic devices during long-term space missions, as well as help understand fundamental properties of graphene printing on Earth.
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Improved technique for using magnetic nanoclusters to kill hard-to-reach tumors

27 июня, 2019 - 09:07
Researchers developed nanoclusters, multiatom collections of nanoparticles, with enhanced heating efficiency. The nanoclusters are hexagon-shaped iron oxide nanoparticles doped with cobalt and manganese and loaded into biodegradable nanocarriers.
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A water repellent 'nanoflower' for biomedical applications

26 июня, 2019 - 22:39
Researchers have developed a 'lotus effect' by incorporating atomic defects in nanomaterials, which could have widespread applications in biomedical field including biosensing, lab-on-a-chip, blood-repellent, anti-fouling and self-cleaning applications.
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Experiment reverses the direction of heat flow

26 июня, 2019 - 22:29
Scientists used quantum correlations to make heat flow from a colder to a hotter medium without adding external energy, affording a deeper understanding of the second law of thermodynamics.
Категории: Nano planet