Nano planet

New graphene nano-ribbons lend sensors unprecedented sensitivity

Nanowerk.com - 20 октября, 2017 - 17:53
Pinning DNA-sized ribbons of carbon to a gas sensor can boost its sensitivity far better than any other known carbon material.

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Nanoelectronics breakthrough could make microprocessor chips work 1,000 times faster

Nanowerk.com - 20 октября, 2017 - 14:36
Researchers have recently invented a novel 'converter' that can harness the speed and small size of plasmons for high frequency data processing and transmission in nanoelectronics.

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Metallic nanoparticles will help to determine the percentage of volatile compounds

Nanowerk.com - 20 октября, 2017 - 13:46
Scientists have developed a new way of increasing the sensitivity of detecting volatile compounds, especially chlorine, using metallic nanoparticles.

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Build molecules in My Molecularium - a free new game app

Nanowerk.com - 20 октября, 2017 - 12:01
This fast-paced, free game app challenges players to build a wide variety of fascinating molecules from water and vitamin C to caffeine and adrenalin.

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Researchers explore a new way of specific drug delivery using liposomes

Nanowerk.com - 20 октября, 2017 - 10:33
Researchers show a straightforward method to functionalize liposomes for specific targeting, potentially paving the way to personalized medicine.

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Acoustic microstreaming - using sound waves for microfluidic applications (w/video)

Nanowerk.com - 20 октября, 2017 - 10:26
Precise and reproducible manipulation of synthetic and biological microscale objects in complex environments is essential for many practical biochip and microfluidic applications. A new technique that offers simple, non-specific and long-lasting operation has been developed in form of an ultrasound-based method to guide microparticles in an autonomous and reproducible fashion, along with engineered topographical features - something like an automated highway system for microparticles.

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Two-dimensional materials gets a new theory for control of properties

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 20 октября, 2017 - 00:16
Desirable properties including increased electrical conductivity, improved mechanical properties, or magnetism for memory storage or information processing may be possible because of a theoretical method to control grain boundaries in two-dimensional materials, according to materials scientists.
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Team clarifies valley polarization for electronic and optoelectronic technologies

Nanowerk.com - 19 октября, 2017 - 20:42
An interdisciplinary team of scientists has uncovered a direct link between sample quality and the degree of valley polarization in monolayer transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs).

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Extreme light trapping

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 19 октября, 2017 - 19:38
Physicists have built a nanostructure whose crystal lattice bends light as it enters the material and directs it in a path parallel to the surface, known as "parallel to interface refraction."
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Terahertz spectroscopy goes nano

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 19 октября, 2017 - 19:18
Researchers have improved the resolution of terahertz emission spectroscopy -- a technique used to study a wide variety of materials -- by 1,000-fold, making the technique useful at the nanoscale.
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Nanomedicine researchers target disease at the molecular level

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 19 октября, 2017 - 18:57
It’s truly small-scale work. But researchers in nanomedicine – the study, development and application of materials under 100 nanometers in size to diagnose and treat disease – are making some big-time advances.
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Terahertz spectroscopy goes nano

Nanowerk.com - 19 октября, 2017 - 18:22
Researchers have demonstrated a way to bring a powerful form of spectroscopy -- a technique used to study a wide variety of materials -- into the nano-world.

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Scientists solve a magnesium mystery in rechargeable battery performance

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 19 октября, 2017 - 18:10
Scientists have discovered a surprising set of chemical reactions involving magnesium that degrade battery performance even before the battery can be charged up. The findings could steer the design of next-gen batteries.
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Chaos reigns even in simple electronics

Nanowerk.com - 19 октября, 2017 - 17:25
It's really surprising: it turns out that among simple electronic circuits, built of just a few components, many of them behave chaotically, in an extremely complicated, practically unpredictable manner.

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Scientists solve a magnesium mystery in rechargeable battery performance

Nanowerk.com - 19 октября, 2017 - 17:19
A new study reveals surprising chemical reactivity in battery components previously considered compatible.

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Strange but true: Turning a material upside down can sometimes make it softer

Nanowerk.com - 19 октября, 2017 - 17:10
Scientists describe how the indentation toughness of polar crystals can be manipulated in such a way that they become easier or harder to dent from a given direction.

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Researchers watch in real time as fat-encased drug nanoparticles invade skin cells

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 19 октября, 2017 - 17:10
A new study describes the use of cutting-edge microscopy technology to visualize how liposomes escape from blood vessels into surrounding cells in a living mouse, offering clues that may help researchers design better drug delivery systems.
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Superbug's artillery revealed: nanomachine secretes toxins

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 19 октября, 2017 - 17:09
Researchers have created the first high-resolution structure depicting a crucial part of the 'superbug' Pseudomonas aeruginosa, classified by the WHO as having the highest level threat to human health. The image identifies the 'nanomachine' used by the highly virulent bacteria to secrete toxins, pointing the way for drug design targeting this.
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Flash Nano: CNT technology energizes clean power

Nanotechweb.org - 19 октября, 2017 - 17:00
Company marries “clean” and “nano” technology to produce a battery boasting enhanced storage, charge/discharge speeds and stability.
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Extreme light trapping with nanomaterials

Nanowerk.com - 19 октября, 2017 - 16:40
New nanomaterials technique bends light, pushing the limit of thin-film absorption in solar and water-splitting applications.

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