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Protein handshake on the nanoscale

Nanowerk.com - 15 января, 2018 - 15:28
A new study shows that it is possible to create hybrid protein nanofibers composed of two plasma proteins using a facile self-assembly approach supported by ethanol-induced protein denaturation.

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A serological point-of-care test for detecting Ebola

Nanowerk.com - 15 января, 2018 - 15:17
The new approach uses lateral flow technology, similar to that of a pregnancy test, coupled with smartphones to provide a promising alternative to lab-based testing.

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The first precise measurement of a single molecule's effective charge

Nanowerk.com - 15 января, 2018 - 11:01
For the first time, scientists have precisely measured the effective electrical charge of a single molecule in solution. This fundamental insight could also pave the way for future medical diagnostics.

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Nanostructured gate dielectric boosts stability of organic thin-film transistors

Nanowerk.com - 13 января, 2018 - 18:47
The structure, composed of a fluoropolymer layer followed by a nanolaminate made from two metal oxide materials, serves as gate dielectric and simultaneously protects the organic semiconductor and enables the transistors to operate with unprecedented stability.

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Fast-moving electrons create current in organic solar cells

Nanowerk.com - 13 января, 2018 - 18:39
Researchers have identified the mechanism that allows organic solar cells to create a charge, solving a longstanding puzzle in physics.

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Semiconductor nanosensor measures membrane potential

Nanotechweb.org - 13 января, 2018 - 00:07
New device might be used to record action potentials from multiple neurons as well as electrical signals on the nanoscale – for example, across just one synapse.
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Surprising discovery could lead to better batteries

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 12 января, 2018 - 23:12
Scientists have observed the concentration of lithium inside individual nanoparticles reverse at a certain point, instead of constantly increasing. This discovery is a major step toward improving the battery life of consumer electronics.
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2D MXenes make photonic diodes

Nanotechweb.org - 12 января, 2018 - 18:01
Researchers have made the first “passive” optical devices from Ti3C2Tx and C60 that allow for one-way transmission of light.
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High-temperature superconductivity gets agile

Nanotechweb.org - 12 января, 2018 - 14:11
Observations of superconducting behaviour at 92 K in powders of YBa2Cu3Ox nanotube morphology suggest the possibility of applications that are no longer hampered by the usual brittle properties of ceramics.
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Multi-Axis Precision Motion Controller: 4 / 6 / 8 Channels, for Air Bearing Motion Systems

Nanowerk.com - 12 января, 2018 - 11:22
This new air bearing controller from PI optimizes the performance of stages equipped with direct drive servo motors and high-resolution encoders.

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Quantum information finds its edge

Nanowerk.com - 12 января, 2018 - 11:14
Electronic states at the edge of topological insulators are promising as carriers of quantum information.

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Nanotube fibers in a jiffy

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 11 января, 2018 - 22:16
Scientists are making short carbon nanotube fibers by hand as a way to quickly test materials before spinning industrial quantities of fiber for aerospace, automotive, medical and smart-clothing applications.
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Researchers engineer ultra-sensitive temperature sensor

Nanowerk.com - 11 января, 2018 - 20:02
A new material measures temperatures in the range of 80-750 kelvin and could be used in manufacturing and biological processes.

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Nanotube fibers in a jiffy

Nanowerk.com - 11 января, 2018 - 19:49
Lab makes short nanotube samples by hand to dramatically cut production time.

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Mobile nanotweezers move sub-micron particles

Nanotechweb.org - 11 января, 2018 - 16:58
The devices, which are based on ferromagnetic helical nanostructures integrated with silver nanoantennas that produce mechanical force in response to light, could find use in applications such as lab-on-a-chip technology, microfluidics and nanoscale assembly.
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What's the noise eating quantum bits?

Nanowerk.com - 11 января, 2018 - 16:36
The magnetic noise caused by adsorbed oxygen molecules is 'eating at' the phase stability of quantum bits, mitigating the noise is vital for future quantum computers.

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Scientists look at how the molecular structures of organic solar cells form

Nanowerk.com - 11 января, 2018 - 16:22
Researchers analyzed how organic solar cells' crystal structures develop as they are produced under different conditions.

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Organic nanoelectronics that can function stably for long periods in water

Nanowerk.com - 11 января, 2018 - 16:21
Researchers have developed the world's first complementary electrochemical logic circuits that can function stably for long periods in water.

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White graphene makes ceramics multifunctional

Nanowerk.com - 11 января, 2018 - 16:21
Study shows 2-D layers of boron nitride could aid strength, toughness and thermal conductivity of ceramics.

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Extremely bright and fast light emission

Nanowerk.com - 11 января, 2018 - 12:57
A type of quantum dot that has been intensively studied in recent years can reproduce light in every colour and is very bright. An international research team has now discovered why this is the case.

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