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Data science helps engineers discover new materials for solar cells and LEDs

Nanowerk.com - 22 мая, 2019 - 23:14
Engineers have developed a high-throughput computational method to design new materials for next generation solar cells and LEDs.
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Big energy savings for nanomachines

Nanowerk.com - 22 мая, 2019 - 23:06
In a ground-breaking study, researchers demonstrated for the first time a strategy for manipulating molecular nanomachines to maximize efficiency and conserve energy.
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Big energy savings for tiny machines

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 22 мая, 2019 - 22:31
Physicists demonstrate for the first time a strategy for manipulating the trillions of tiny molecular nanomachines inside us that work to keep us alive, to maximize efficiency and conserve energy. The breakthrough could impact numerous fields, including creating more efficient computer chips and solar cells for energy generation.
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Quantum rebar: Quantum dots enhance stability of solar-harvesting perovskite crystals

Nanowerk.com - 22 мая, 2019 - 20:25
Researchers demonstrate that perovskite crystals and quantum dots working together can increase stability of solar materials.
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New DNA-nanotechnology-based method enhances nucleic acid analysis

Nanowerk.com - 22 мая, 2019 - 20:15
New DNA-nanotechnology-based method enhances nucleic acid analysis in cells and tissues, enabling parallel detection of many targets with high sensitivity and tunability and at low costs.
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Good vibrations: Using piezoelectricity to ensure hydrogen sensor sensitivity

Nanowerk.com - 22 мая, 2019 - 19:47
Scientists develop a new process for producing palladium nanoparticles that are 12 times more sensitive to hydrogen than those made with previous methods -- devices that may be vital to the transition to a hydrogen energy ecosystem.
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Octopus-inspired wearable sensor

Nanowerk.com - 22 мая, 2019 - 19:29
Researchers report the development of a graphene-based adhesive biosensor inspired by octopus 'suckers'.
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New data on ultrafast electron photoemission from metallic nanostructures

Nanowerk.com - 22 мая, 2019 - 19:22
The results of an experiment explain the mechanism of electron photoemission by metallic nanostructures under ultrafast laser excitation.
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Good vibrations: Using piezoelectricity to ensure hydrogen sensor sensitivity

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 22 мая, 2019 - 19:06
Researchers have developed a new method that uses piezoelectric resonance to improve the manufacture of highly sensitive hydrogen sensors. By optimizing the gaps between palladium nanoparticles in the devices, they were able to increase the sensitivity by a factor of 12 over palladium nanoparticles fabricated by previous methods. The work in this study is important for the development of new sensing devices that are capable of detecting hydrogen at low concentration.
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A light matter: Understanding the Raman dance of solids

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 22 мая, 2019 - 15:15
Scientists investigated the excitation and detection of photogenerated coherent phonons in polar semiconductor GaAs through an ultrafast dual pump-probe laser for quantum interferometry.
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Biobased nanocarriers cured a plant disease for the first time

Nanowerk.com - 22 мая, 2019 - 15:00
Novel nanocarriers made of 'waste' release drugs in a way that cured a plant disease for the first time.
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Graphene/carbon nanotube aerogels for ultrahigh energy-density Li-S batteries

Nanowerk.com - 22 мая, 2019 - 08:29
Researchers have developed high volumetric-energy-density and long-life lithium sulfur (Li-S) batteries based on the free-standing, densely compact, and integrated cathode.
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Neutrons unlock the secrets of limoncello

Nanowerk.com - 22 мая, 2019 - 08:15
If you're looking for a liquid to study with neutron scattering, lemon liqueur probably isn't your first thought. But this research is a nice example on how neutron scattering can be used to probe the structure of very diverse systems.
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TechConnect Announces Agency Partners

NSTI.org: Nano World News - 22 мая, 2019 - 00:13
$3.5 Billion in early-stage innovation funding with over close to 30 agencies...
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Strain enables new applications of 2D materials

Nanowerk.com - 21 мая, 2019 - 21:35
Scientists are pleased to find that the application of mechanical strain appears to manipulate the conductivity of low-dimensional materials, including graphene.
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Laser focus shines light on how nanoparticles form

Nanowerk.com - 21 мая, 2019 - 21:27
Supercomputer tells origin story of nanoparticle size distributions with large-scale simulations.
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Noteworthy nanotechnology book releases May 2019

Nanowerk.com - 21 мая, 2019 - 21:16
A collection of interesting, newly published nanotechnology books.
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Predicting properties of composite materials

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 21 мая, 2019 - 19:45
Can the properties of composite materials be predicted? Scientists have mastered this feat and thus can help achieve research objectives faster. This leads, for instance, to better recycling techniques and electrically conductive synthetic materials for the solar industry.
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Mathematical technique quickly tunes next-generation lenses

Nanowerk.com - 21 мая, 2019 - 17:12
Metasurfaces that manipulate light at tiny scales could find uses in cellphone lenses, smart-car sensors, and optical fibers.
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Infographic: Understanding graphene

Nanowerk.com - 21 мая, 2019 - 16:50
Nanowerk has put together an infographic that summarizes key properties, facts and application areas of graphene.
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