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New research into epitaxy of germanium challenges the supremacy of silicon

Nanowerk.com - 16 ноября, 2017 - 20:28
New research establishes an economical method for growing crystalline thin-film germanium - using a process known as van der Waals epitaxy.

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New buckypaper motion sensors a major step toward low-cost, high-performance wearable technology

Nanowerk.com - 16 ноября, 2017 - 19:59
Using carbon nanotubes, researchers have developed a class of breakthrough motion sensors that could herald a near future of ubiquitous, fully integrated and affordable wearable technology.

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Ceria nanoparticles: It is the surface that matters

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 16 ноября, 2017 - 19:42
Exhaust gas cleaning of passenger cars, power generation from sunlight, or water splitting: In the future, these and other applications may profit from new findings relating to ceria. Scientists have studied ceria nanoparticles with the help of probe molecules and a complex ultrahigh vacuum-infrared measurement system and obtained partly surprising new insights into their surface structure and chemical activity.
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Renaissance of the iron-air battery

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 16 ноября, 2017 - 18:50
Iron-air batteries promise a considerably higher energy density than present-day lithium-ion batteries. Their main constituent -- iron -- is an abundant and therefore cheap material. Scientists have now successfully observed with nano-scale precision how deposits form at the iron electrode during operation.
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Filtration of nanoparticles from traffic should become a key criterion of building ventilation

Nanowerk.com - 16 ноября, 2017 - 18:23
A good air filter can prevent health-endangering nanoparticle emissions from entering the indoor air of buildings.

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Filtration of nanoparticles from traffic should become a key criterion of building ventilation

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 16 ноября, 2017 - 17:01
A good air filter can prevent health-endangering nanoparticle emissions from entering the indoor air of buildings. Air filters that efficiently expel nanoparticles should be adopted in buildings. Now researchers have developed a comparison technique which has detected marked differences between the nanoparticle-capturing performance of air filters.
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True colors meet minimization - The stacked color sensor

Nanowerk.com - 16 ноября, 2017 - 14:51
Researchers have now developed a sensor prototype that absorbs light almost optimally - and is also cheap to produce.

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Gold nanoparticles deliver CRISPR components

Nanotechweb.org - 16 ноября, 2017 - 13:49
Non-viral technique provides a potential new platform for treating a variety of genetic diseases.
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Substrate exfoliation carves an opening for kesterite photovoltaics

Nanotechweb.org - 16 ноября, 2017 - 13:28
Sulphur incorporation followed by a neat exfoliation process enhances the voltage of kesterite solar cells and gives them the potential to power the Internet of Things
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Flexible microbattery enables smart dental braces

Nanowerk.com - 16 ноября, 2017 - 12:22
Researchers have demonstrated a novel approach toward smart orthodontics based on near-infrared red light from a mechanically flexible LED powered by flexible bio-safe batteries all integrated in a single 3D-printed dental brace. Integration of electronic devices in 3D printed dental aligners is a pragmatic approach towards implementing a flexible electronic technology in personalized advanced healthcare, particularly in orthodontics. Key to this smart brace is the use of a high-performance flexible solid-state microbattery.

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Finding Majoranas

Nanowerk.com - 16 ноября, 2017 - 12:09
Nano-'hashtags' could be the key to generating the highly sought Majorana quasiparticle.

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Unleashing nano sulfur's potential

Nanowerk.com - 16 ноября, 2017 - 12:02
Sealed sulfur particles show promise for renewable energy storage technology.

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Less is more to produce top-notch 2D materials

Nanowerk.com - 16 ноября, 2017 - 11:58
A simple technique for mass producing ultrathin, high-quality molybdenum trioxide nanosheets could lead to next-generation electronic and optoelectronic devices.

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Ceria nanoparticles: It is the surface that matters

Nanowerk.com - 16 ноября, 2017 - 11:51
Scientists have studied ceria nanoparticles with the help of probe molecules and a complex ultrahigh vacuum-infrared measurement system and obtained partly surprising new insights into their surface structure and chemical activity.

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Fluid-dispersed nanosheets bring new possibilities for silicon photonics – news from the Enlighten Conference 2017

Nanotechweb.org - 16 ноября, 2017 - 11:06
Microfluidic channels allow liquid crystals to be used as controllable waveguides in integrated optical circuits.
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Kevlar-based artificial cartilage mimics the magic of the real thing

Nanowerk.com - 15 ноября, 2017 - 23:37
The new Kevlar-based hydrogel recreates the magic of cartilage by combining a network of tough nanofibers from Kevlar with a material commonly used in hydrogel cartilage replacements, called polyvinyl alcohol.

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Three-dimensional nanomagnets for the computer of tomorrow

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 15 ноября, 2017 - 20:46
Since the late 60's electronic devices have stored and transmitted information (bits) in two-dimensional circuits. Now, researchers have been able to break this barrier by creating a nanoscale magnetic circuit capable of moving information along the three dimensions of space. This breakthrough could lead to an important increase in storage and processing capacities of electronic devices over those used today.
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Counterfeits, product piracy can be prevented by security features, such as printed 3-D microstructures

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 15 ноября, 2017 - 18:48
Security features are to protect bank notes, documents, and branded products against counterfeiting. Now researchers propose to use printed 3-D microstructures instead of 2-D structures, such as holograms, to improve counterfeit protection.
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Three-dimensional nanomagnets for the computer of tomorrow

Nanowerk.com - 15 ноября, 2017 - 18:36
Researchers have created a nanoscale magnetic circuit capable of moving information along the three dimensions of space. This breakthrough could lead to an important increase in storage and processing capacities of electronic devices over those used today.

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Precisely tuning carbon dots

Nanowerk.com - 15 ноября, 2017 - 18:32
Physicists demonstrate in a new study that the optical and photocatalytic properties of so-called carbon dots can be precisely tuned by controlling the positions of nitrogen atoms introduced into their structure.

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