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Nano-sized gold particles have been shaped to behave as clones in biomedicine

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 3 ноября, 2017 - 17:57
A special laser system is able to induce billions of gold nanoparticles to behave as one. The research exploits this unique feature for applications in biomedicine and photonics, from tumor treatments to energy production, thanks to the ability of these particles to absorb or reflect light of a certain color, depending on their geometry.
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2D metal oxides synthesized from liquid metal

Nanotechweb.org - 3 ноября, 2017 - 17:33
Researchers develop a low-cost room-temperature liquid metal synthesis procedure that also provides access to new 2D oxides that could not be produced before.
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Why are parrotfish teeth tough enough to bite stony corals?

Nanotechweb.org - 3 ноября, 2017 - 17:32
The secret lies in the way that nanocrystals in tooth apatite are oriented.
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Dendritic fibrous nanosilica: all-in-one nanomaterial for energy, environment and health

Nanowerk.com - 3 ноября, 2017 - 16:44
A new review paper discusses the unique fibrous morphology of the dendritic fibrous nanosilica family of materials bestows them with several important properties that were brilliantly exploited for use in a range of applications.

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Gold nanoparticles have been shaped to behave as clones in biomedicine

Nanowerk.com - 3 ноября, 2017 - 16:37
Shaping gold nanoparticles to improve their properties in biomedicine and photonics has been made possible thanks to a special laser system.

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Synthetic material acts like an insect cloaking device

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 3 ноября, 2017 - 15:52
Synthetic microspheres with nanoscale holes can absorb light from all directions across a wide range of frequencies, making them a candidate for antireflective coatings, according to a team of engineers. The synthetic spheres also explain how the leaf hopper insect uses similar particles to hide from predators in its environment.
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New work advances the control of chemical reactions at the nanoscale

Nanowerk.com - 3 ноября, 2017 - 15:12
By combining gold nanohole arrays and light irradiation, silver nanoparticles and polypyrrole can selectively be synthesized in the resonant area, and the distributions of chemical products and surface plasmon energy are well matched.

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Let there be (white) light: New materials shine out

Nanowerk.com - 3 ноября, 2017 - 14:48
Modifying the internal structure of 2-D hybrid perovskite materials causes them to emit white light.

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Synthetic material acts like an insect cloaking device

Nanowerk.com - 3 ноября, 2017 - 13:19
Synthetic microspheres with nanoscale holes can absorb light from all directions across a wide range of frequencies, making it a candidate for antireflective coatings.

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Wrinkles give heat a jolt in pillared graphene

Nanowerk.com - 3 ноября, 2017 - 11:11
Pillared graphene would transfer heat better if the theoretical material had a few asymmetric junctions that caused wrinkles.

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Wrinkles give heat a jolt in pillared graphene

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 3 ноября, 2017 - 01:01
Heat transport through pillared graphene could be made faster by manipulating the junctions between sheets of graphene and the nanotubes that connect them, according to researchers.
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New, simplified technique makes light metallic nanofoam

Nanowerk.com - 2 ноября, 2017 - 22:31
A simple method for manufacturing extremely low-density palladium nanofoams could help advance hydrogen storage technologies.

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A strange new world of light

Nanowerk.com - 2 ноября, 2017 - 22:27
Metasurface generates new states of light for fundamental research and applications.

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Nanosensors demystify brain chemistry

Nanowerk.com - 2 ноября, 2017 - 22:18
Nanosensors are incredible information-gathering tools for myriad applications, including molecular targets such as the brain.

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New, simplified technique makes light metallic nanofoam: Potential use in hydrogen storage

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 2 ноября, 2017 - 19:49
A simple method for manufacturing extremely low-density palladium nanofoams could help advance hydrogen storage technologies, reports a new study.
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Electrostatic force takes charge in bioinspired polymers

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 2 ноября, 2017 - 18:00
Researchers have taken the first steps toward gaining control over the self-assembly of synthetic materials in the same way that biology forms natural polymers. This advance could prove useful in designing new bioinspired, smart materials for applications ranging from drug delivery to sensing to remediation of environmental contaminants.
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Boron nitride nanosheets for clothing that cools

Nanotechweb.org - 2 ноября, 2017 - 17:48
Thermally conductive fibre efficiently carries away excess body heat.
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Electrostatic force takes charge in bioinspired polymers

Nanowerk.com - 2 ноября, 2017 - 17:37
Scientists have taken the first steps toward gaining control over the self-assembly of synthetic materials in the same way that biology forms natural polymers.

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Honey, I shrunk the features for low-cost, flexible, large-area electronics

Nanowerk.com - 2 ноября, 2017 - 17:33
Exploiting reversible solubility allows for direct, optical patterning of unprecedentedly small features.

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New and faster method to determine material properties of graphene

Nanowerk.com - 2 ноября, 2017 - 17:27
Researchers have developed a new method to determine the material properties of graphene with the aid of high-frequency non-linear dynamics. Their new method makes it possible to accurately measure the Young?s modulus (elastic modulus) of graphene and enables a potentially quicker measurement.

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