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Nanotube array images neurotransmitter signals

February 16, 2017 - 2:20am
MIT researchers succeed in imaging how dopamine is released from a single cell using 20,000 individually addressable sensors.

Flash Nano: Germanane FET shows real promise for optoelectronics

February 13, 2017 - 12:23pm
The first realisation of a field effect transistor made from the 2D material germanane reveals promising electronic and optoelectronic properties.

Sugar helps make new sodium sulphur battery

February 13, 2017 - 8:25am
Device could compete with lithium-ion batteries – in terms of both performance and cost.

Two-way LEDs for touchless, interactive displays

February 13, 2017 - 7:47am
New device both emits and senses light at the same time.

Flash Nano: Flat lens focuses blue and green light

February 10, 2017 - 11:36am
An array of titanium oxide nanopillars of varying thicknesses expands the wavelengths of light a flat lens can focus.

Germanium phosphide joins the 2D crystal family

February 10, 2017 - 6:34am
Metallic material becomes a small-bandgap semiconductor when thinned down and so could find use in a variety of applications in photovoltaics and electronics.

2D materials are not so two-dimensional

February 9, 2017 - 12:48pm
Graphene exhibits three-dimensional superstructure on hexagonal boron nitride (hBN).

Ingestible device harvests energy inside the GI tract

February 8, 2017 - 2:26am
Bio-galvanic cells could be used to monitor a variety of physiological parameters for prolonged periods of time.

Flash Nano: Lactate sensors tattoo directly onto skin

February 6, 2017 - 10:49am
Using nanoparticle ink transfer tattoos, attendees at innoLAE 2017 heard of NovaCentrix’s latest exercise training aid.

'Wet' metallic MoS2 makes ultrafast supercapacitor

February 6, 2017 - 4:28am
2D material containing monolayers of water could be used in a variety of energy-storage applications, including hybrid and electric vehicles.

(with video) Giant ion-trapped quantum computer takes shape

February 3, 2017 - 10:02am
University of Sussex researchers have put forward the first industrial blueprint for constructing a real-life large-scale machine that works thanks to electric connections.

2D crystal inks print functional electronic devices

February 2, 2017 - 3:56am
Biocompatible solutions can be used to make photodetector arrays and programmable logic memories.

Analogue black hole could be made from plasma mirror

February 1, 2017 - 3:55am
Proposed experiment could test information-loss paradox.

Ultrasound pulses help release neuromodulating drugs

January 30, 2017 - 7:30am
Technology could be used to safely and reversibly “turn off” specific areas of the brain.

Magnetic skyrmion 'brain' connections save energy

January 27, 2017 - 9:04am
Simulations suggest that ultralow-power-consumption magnetic skyrmion devices could mimic the memory and learning functions in neural synapses.

GLAD improves memories

January 27, 2017 - 1:18am
Glancing angle deposition can be used to fabricate non-volatile devices smaller than 100nm2 from organic semiconductors.

Metal monoxides for battery cathodes

January 26, 2017 - 7:55am
Could lithium-ion batteries go lithium-free?

Plasma holograms make good gratings for ultrahigh-intensity optics

January 25, 2017 - 6:15am
Technique could help in the development of a whole new range of techniques to manipulate ultraintense lasers and to generate structured, coherent short-wavelength sources.

Oxide nanowires made simple

January 23, 2017 - 4:57am
Georgia Tech researchers succeed in producing 1D nanostructures directly from bulk materials for the first time with a new and simple, cost-effective technique.

Optical supercavity drives tiny and efficient laser

January 23, 2017 - 4:04am
New laser is based on effect first predicted in 1929.