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Plasma engineers BN surface

October 17, 2014 - 3:08am
Researchers in Japan have developed a new and easy way to chemically functionalize boron nitride.
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Graphene aerogels go crystalline

October 16, 2014 - 2:59am
New graphene oxide-based foams are of a much better quality than any made before.
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Multilayer graphene is a clear candidate for displays

October 15, 2014 - 9:11am
High levels of electrochromic modulation seen in multilayer graphene suggest a flexible solution for smart windows and displays.
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Nanoparticle-induced autophagy could help improve cancer treatments

October 14, 2014 - 3:58am
New finding could also be important for preventing inflammatory diseases such as lung fibrosis, and may even be used to help treat neurodegenerative diseases.
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Chemistry Nobel awarded for super-resolution microscopy

October 13, 2014 - 6:41am
Eric Betzig, Stefan Hell and William Moerner share 2014 prize.
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Triplet excitons transfer energy

October 10, 2014 - 2:55am
Mechanism might be used to help reduce unwanted heat loss in photovoltaic devices.
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Flexible FinFETs work at high temperatures

October 9, 2014 - 4:47am
Device characteristics are not affected at 125 °C.
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Rough or smooth: interference continues

October 8, 2014 - 5:06am
Thin film interference effects persist on any kind of substrate – a result that bodes well for flexible electronics and ultra-lightweight coatings.
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Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura win 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics

October 7, 2014 - 11:53am
Trio honoured for work on blue LEDs.
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Growing 2D semiconductors the easy way

October 6, 2014 - 6:17am
Heterostructure composition can be controlled by modulating constituent vapour-phase reactants during growth.
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CQD ink makes good solar cell

October 3, 2014 - 3:45am
Device based on colloidal quantum-dot film has a record-breaking light-to-power conversion efficiency of 6%.
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Photonic crystals: how defects lead to a prison for light

October 3, 2014 - 2:45am
Researchers demonstrate how defects in a 3D crystal can create photonic bandgap cavities for light that may be useful for lasing, LEDS, information storage and sensitive pharmaceutical sensors
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Sound control of nanorod ‘molecules’

October 1, 2014 - 9:53am
The assembly and disassembly of nanorods propelled by ultrasound provides an insight into biological motors.
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Excited “plasmonic lens” converts tunnel electrons into CV beam

October 1, 2014 - 3:53am
A new way to create cylindrical vector beams could benefit applications in quantum optics, microscopy and data storage and communications.
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HHG sheds new light on charge carrier dynamics

September 29, 2014 - 2:20am
New experiments could help us better understand how electrons and holes behave at material interfaces – important for a number of energy-based technologies.
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Magnetic nanoemulsion measures blood glucose

September 26, 2014 - 2:33am
A new type of glucometer is label free and works by simply changing colour.
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Gold NPs kill MDR bacteria

September 25, 2014 - 4:27am
Functionalized gold nanoparticles can combat multi-drug-resistant pathogenic bacteria – including both Gram-negative and Gram-positive strains.
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Graphene almost there for silicon wafer-scale standard

September 24, 2014 - 3:41am
A new way to grow high-quality samples of the carbon sheet measuring between 100 and 300 nm across has been developed by researchers in the US and UK.
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Graphene provides ultrasensitive generic biodetection

September 23, 2014 - 10:27am
Nano- and picomolar detection of a range of biomarkers has been demonstrated using functionalized graphene.
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Nanoporous hydroxide makes good supercapacitor

September 22, 2014 - 2:49am
Thin film has a high capacitance and promising energy and power densities, and so could be ideal for practical devices.
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