Nano planet

Swiss researchers boost efficiency of flexible solar cells to new world record - Record efficiency of 18.7% for flexible CIGS solar cells on plastics

NanoTechWire - 4 hours 5 min назад
To make solar electricity affordable on a large scale, scientists and engineers worldwide have long been trying to develop a low-cost solar cell, which is both highly efficient and easy to manufacture with high throughput.
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Evidence for Graphene-Sheet-Driven Superconducting State in Graphite Intercalation Compounds

NanoTechWire - 4 hours 5 min назад
Graphite intercalation compounds (GICs) are formed by the insertion of arrays of guest species between the layered sheets of the graphite host. This can greatly modify the electronic properties of the graphite and can lead to interesting phenomena, for example, superconductivity.
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Experiments Settle Long-Standing Debate about Mysterious Array Formations in Nanofilms

NanoTechWire - 4 hours 5 min назад
Scientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have conducted experiments confirming which of three possible mechanisms is responsible for the spontaneous formation of three-dimensional (3-D) pillar arrays in nanofilms (polymer films that are billionths of a meter thick).
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"Critical baby step" taken for spying life on a molecular scale

NanoTechWire - 4 hours 5 min назад
The ability to image single biological molecules in a living cell is something that has long eluded researchers; however, a novel technique, using the structure of diamond, may well be able to do this and potentially provide a tool for diagnosing, and eventually developing a treatment for, hard-to-cure diseases such as cancer
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Researchers create nanopatch for the heart

NanoTechWire - 4 hours 5 min назад
Engineers at Brown University and in India have a promising new approach to treating heart-attack victims. The researchers created a nanopatch with carbon nanofibers and a polymer.
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UI study: Carbon black nanoparticles activate immune cells, causing cell death

NanoTechWire - 4 hours 5 min назад
Researchers from the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine have found that inhaled carbon black nanoparticles create a double source of inflammation in the lungs.
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Seeing an atomic thickness

NanoTechWire - 4 hours 5 min назад
Scientists from NPL, in collaboration with Linköping University, Sweden, have shown that regions of graphene of different thickness can be easily identified in ambient conditions using Electrostatic Force Microscopy (EFM).
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First-ever sub-nanoscale snapshots of renegade protein in Huntington's Disease

NanoTechWire - 4 hours 5 min назад
Bio-SANS probes "disease-relevant" peptide at tenths of billionths of a meter
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Nanoparticles help scientists harvest light with solar fuels

NanoTechWire - 4 hours 5 min назад
The humble alga, hated by boaters and pool owners, may someday help provide us with the raw machinery to power our appliances.
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UCF Researcher Gets Global Attention, Cash

NanoTechWire - 4 hours 5 min назад
A UCF scientist specializing in nanotechnology has earned a national award and is a contender for a new kind of 'Nobel Prize' for sustainability.
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Miracle Material

NanoTechWire - 4 hours 5 min назад
Two-dimensional graphene may lead to faster electronics, stronger spacecraft and much more.
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FUJIFILM Joins SEMATECH’s Resist Center for Advanced EUV Resist Development at UAlbany NanoCollege

NanoTechWire - 4 hours 5 min назад
As a resist member of SEMATECH’s lithography program, FUJIFILM will collaborate with SEMATECH engineers on critical resist issues in extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography.
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Luna Innovations and Hansen Medical Expand Development Work

NanoTechWire - 4 hours 5 min назад
Luna and Hansen will continue to integrate shape sensing technology and medical robotics
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IBM and SARA Sign Collaboration Agreement on Petascale Computing

NanoTechWire - 4 hours 5 min назад
Hundreds of scientists in the Netherlands make use of the national supercomputing facility Huygens at SARA to tackle important scientific and societal challenges like climate change, water management, improvement of medical care, nanotechnology and green energy.
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UT physicist accelerates simulations of thin film growth

NanoTechWire - 4 hours 5 min назад
A Toledo, Ohio, physicist has implemented a new mathematical approach that accelerates some complex computer calculations used to simulate the formation of micro-thin materials.
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Self-powered paper-based 'SPEDs' may lead to new medical-diagnostic tools

Nanowerk.com - 6 hours 15 min назад
A new medical-diagnostic device made out of paper detects biomarkers and identifies diseases by performing electrochemical analyses - powered only by the user?s touch - and reads out the color-coded test results, making it easy for non-experts to understand.

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Getting hold of quantum dot biosensors

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 22 августа, 2017 - 19:38
Harnessing the nano-tractor-beam like abilities of optical tweezers, researchers have developed an all-silicon nanoantenna to trap individual quantum dots suspended in a microfluidic chamber.
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Getting hold of quantum dot biosensors

Nanowerk.com - 22 августа, 2017 - 18:15
With an all-silicon nanoantenna, researchers demonstrate optical trapping of quantum dots in microfluidic chamber for future biosensing applications.

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Nanoparticle ink produces glowing holograms with simple inkjet printer

Nanowerk.com - 22 августа, 2017 - 17:20
Researchers unveiled a new approach for printing luminescent structures based on nanoparticle ink. The unique optical properties of the ink were achieved by means of europium-doped zirconia.

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Solidifying advanced alloy design

Nanowerk.com - 22 августа, 2017 - 17:14
Multi-institution research team uses computation and experiment to understand how novel material properties form, leading to high-performance industrial uses.

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