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Topological insulators: one glimpse is enough

Nanowerk.com - 21 ноября, 2017 - 10:59
Topological insulators are new materials with special electronic properties and are of great fundamental and applications-oriented interest. Nevertheless, physicists have wrestled with a ten-year-old puzzle in which the results from the two best methods to probe their electronic states disagree. Researchers now know exactly why.

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Nanoparticles help with malaria diagnosis - new rapid test in development

Nanowerk.com - 21 ноября, 2017 - 10:53
A new research project is developing a new test method to detect malaria parasites in blood.

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Quantum dots amplify light with electrical pumping

Nanowerk.com - 21 ноября, 2017 - 00:15
Researchers achieve light amplification with electrically stimulated quantum dots, critical step towards solution-processible laser diodes.

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New way to write magnetic info could pave the way for hardware neural networks

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 20 ноября, 2017 - 22:15
Researchers have shown how to write any magnetic pattern desired onto nanowires, which could help computers mimic how the brain processes information.
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Borophene shines alone as 2-D plasmonic material

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 20 ноября, 2017 - 21:38
An atom-thick film of boron could be the first pure two-dimensional material able to emit visible and near-infrared light by activating its plasmons.
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New way to write magnetic info could pave the way for hardware neural networks

Nanowerk.com - 20 ноября, 2017 - 20:19
Researchers have shown how to write any magnetic pattern desired onto nanowires, which could help computers mimic how the brain processes information.

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Nanoparticles could allow for faster, better medicine

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 20 ноября, 2017 - 20:09
Gold nanoparticles could help make drugs act more quickly and effectively, according to new research.
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'Unparalleled access' in surface science

Nanowerk.com - 20 ноября, 2017 - 19:01
Interdisciplinary research team wins NSF support for next-generation surface analysis.

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Glass microparticles enhance solar cells efficiency

Nanowerk.com - 20 ноября, 2017 - 18:55
Researchers have suggested a new solar cell coating that combines features of an electrode and those of a light-trapping structure. The coating enabled them to cut down on reflected light and avoid solar cell overheating, thus increasing its overall efficiency by 20%.

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Spin current from heat: New material increases efficiency

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 20 ноября, 2017 - 18:48
Electronic devices such as computers generate heat that mostly goes to waste. Physicists have found a way to use this energy: They apply the heat to generate magnetic signals known as 'spin currents'. In future, these signals could replace some of the electrical current in electronic components.
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Spin current from heat: New material increases efficiency

Nanowerk.com - 20 ноября, 2017 - 18:44
Electronic devices such as computers generate heat that mostly goes to waste. Physicists have found a way to use this energy: They apply the heat to generate magnetic signals known as 'spin currents'.

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Borophene shines alone as 2-D plasmonic material

Nanowerk.com - 20 ноября, 2017 - 18:38
Scientists calculate flat boron capable of visible plasmon emissions.

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Reusing waste energy with 2-D electron gas

Nanowerk.com - 20 ноября, 2017 - 18:34
Novel approach utilizes high mobility two-dimensional electron gas, boosting thermoelectric conversion efficiency.

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A curious quirk brings organic diode lasers one step closer

Nanowerk.com - 20 ноября, 2017 - 18:28
Scientists have taken a big step toward creating a diode laser from a hybrid organic-inorganic material that can be deposited from solution on a laboratory benchtop.

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Nanoparticles could allow for faster, better medicine

Nanowerk.com - 20 ноября, 2017 - 18:22
Gold nanoparticles could help make drugs act more quickly and effectively.

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Transparent, incredibly water repellent coatings for everyday applications

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 20 ноября, 2017 - 16:59
Water- and dirt-repellent sportswear and outdoor clothing, or anti-fog windshields – there are many everyday products that can profit from highly hydrophobic coatings. For such coatings, researchers have created Fluoropor, a material that is both transparent and abrasion-resistant and that consists of a fluorinated polymer foam with continuous nano/micro-structure.
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Developing 'ABCs' for exploiting new phenomena in light-matter interactions

Nanowerk.com - 20 ноября, 2017 - 16:02
Researchers aim to improve fundamental understanding of how to control interaction of light and engineered materials.

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Chilled atoms enable deeper understanding of simple chemistry

Nanowerk.com - 20 ноября, 2017 - 15:53
Researchers use new technique to reveal quantum intricacies of molecule creation.

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Low k-material toughens up

Nanotechweb.org - 20 ноября, 2017 - 15:51
Stiff, resilient and thermally stable nano-architectured structure might be used to make devices such as capacitors, wide-band antennas and stable wiring for high-voltage applications in aerospace and hydrogen vehicles.
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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 - 31 октября, 2017 - 15:00
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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